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Message from the Director (April 8, 2020)

Joe Walther

Everything’s online, all the time, it seems. A 3/30/2020 New York Times article proclaimed, “Coronavirus ended the screen-time debate. Screens won.” We’re relying on technology for the gamut: to track and communicate the movement of the virus and the movement of people, for course delivery, for news, for maintaining relationships (and even starting new ones). Despite and because of these things, questions about how we use technology and how it affects us are as important as ever.

--Joe Walther
Mark and Susan Bertelsen Presidential Chair in Technology and Society
Distinguished Professor of Communication

Read the full Director's Message here.

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