Center for an Informed Public welcomes new iSchool assistant professor Tanu Mitra

When Tanu Mitra saw a faculty job posting at the University of Washington Information School late last year, the computer scientist said that she was instantly drawn to it. “This is the powerhouse,” Mitra said of the iSchool, where she recently started as an assistant professor with expertise in social computing, computer-supported cooperative work and online misinformation. 

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Seattle Times editorial board cites CIP’s ‘urgently needed research’

In a recent editorial about the social media during crisis situations, The Seattle Times Editorial Board cited the work of the Center for an Informed Public to conduct "urgently needed research to help regulators and social-media platforms come together to tame this Wild West of information without impinging on free speech."

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