Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, UC San Diego

Caroline Jack

Caroline Jack is a media historian who researches histories of media, technology, persuasion, and capitalism in the United States, from the mid-twentieth century through the present day. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from Cornell University in 2016, after which she held a two-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Scholar at Data & Society.

Caroline’s research has been published in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, and Enterprise & Society. She is the author of Lexicon of Lies: Terms for Problematic Information (2017, Data & Society Research Institute).

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    Cambridge Analytica and their parent company SCL Group hit the headlines when, after their work on the Trump campaign, reporting exposed how misuse of Facebook data linked them to ‘Brexit’, unethical conduct in international el... Read more
    May 2018
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