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).

All Work

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    Data & Society
    "Lexicon of Lies" is an essential guide by Caroline Jack that covers terms and concepts for information that is inaccurate, misleading, inappropriately attributed, or altogether fabricated. Read more
    August 2017
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