Emma Briant

Facebook’s ‘Monopoly Power’ on Social Media Must be Reduced

April 30, 2018
SMPA visiting scholar Emma Briant, an expert on information warfare, says lawmakers should consider regulating companies like Facebook.
Kerric Harvey

Behind the Scenes: The Crucible and Modern Day Witch Hunts

April 28, 2018
Professor Kerric Harvey explored how new technologies like social media intersect with the mob mentality of a witch hunt during a talk at Olney Theatre Center in Maryland.
School of Media and Public Affairs student prize and scholarship recipients

SMPA Awards Over $150,000 to Students in 2017–2018

April 27, 2018
The first annual SMPA Celebration Night brought the SMPA community together to recognize student scholarship and prize recipients, distinguished alumni and the Staub Faculty Excellence Award winner.
Davone Morales

Davone Morales Awarded White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship

April 24, 2018
The SMPA senior will attend this year’s WHCA dinner alongside some of the country’s most prominent journalists.
David Rhodes

CBS News President Says Crowded News Field Is ‘Arguably Better’

April 23, 2018
David Rhodes visited SMPA with alumni Reena Ninan and Mosheh Oinounou to discuss the future of journalism.
Michael Avenatti and Blake Morant

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer: ‘I’ve Never Quite Had a Case Like This’

April 19, 2018
GW Law alumnus Michael Avenatti talks about his high-profile legal battle over a non-disclosure agreement with President Donald Trump during an event co-hosted by SMPA.
Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica and SCL — How I Peered Inside the Propaganda Machine

April 17, 2018
My expert evidence to parliament shows how Cambridge Analytica and SCL secretly pushed their supposed notoriety in the dark arts in brazen ways.