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January 24, 2017 | King 5 News
The Truth Behind "Fake News"
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

December 20, 2016 | Huffington Post
Slowing The Spread Of Viral Misinformation: Can Crowdsourcing Help?
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

December 8, 2016 | KIRO News
UW Professor Discusses Dangers, Motives of Fake News
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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Facebook's Trending Algorithm Can't Stop Fake News, Computer Scientists Say
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering
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September 16, 2016 | Health.com
Feel Guilty About Ditching Your Fitbit? You’re Not Alone
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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July 13, 2016 | Seattle Weekly
Social Media in a Time of Crises
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 13, 2016 | UPI News
What works -- and doesn't -- to manage child's screen time
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 11, 2016 | USA Today
Smartphones may loosen their grip over family life as voice devices rise
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 8, 2016 | Western Daily Press
Giving children a warning before the TV or tablet is turned off makes things worse
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 5, 2016 | Geekwire
Study finds tantrums are worse when kids are given ‘2-minute warning’ to end screen time
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 5, 2016 | New York Times
‘Two-Minute Warnings’ Make Turning Off the TV Harder
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 12, 2016 | The Science Explorer
Rumors Don't Always Win on Twitter
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 6, 2016 | Bustle
The One Reason Verified Twitter Accounts Are Hugely Important To Have In A Crisis
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 4, 2016 | Live Science
Video: Kids Want Rules Around Social Tech & Screen Time
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 4, 2016 | The Seattle Times
Official responses can beat down Twitter rumors, UW study finds
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 4, 2016 | Geekwire
UW research into Twitter rumors finds official accounts can help truth win out over misinformation
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

March 23, 2016 | Slate.com
Parents Need to Listen to Their Kids When It Comes to Social Media Sharing
Research conducted by Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering & Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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March 15, 2016 | CBC News
Study asks parents, kids which technology rules work
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

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March 14, 2016 | KPLU FM
Bridging Expectations Between Doctors And Patients When It Comes To Digital Data
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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March 11, 2016 | Live Science
OMG Mom: The Tech Rules Kids Wish Their Parents Would Follow
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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March 11, 2016 | ABC News
Kids to Parents: Don't Post About Me on Social Media
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

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March 10, 2016 | Time Magazine
Kids to Parents: Stop Sharing Pictures of Us on Social Media
Research conducted by Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering & Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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March 10, 2016 | Bustle
Kids Are Setting Better Social Media Boundaries Than You Think — On Their Parents
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

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March 9, 2016 | King 5 News
7 technology rules kids want parents to follow
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

March 8, 2016 | New York Times
Don’t Post About Me on Social Media, Children Say
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

November 18, 2015 | UW Health Sciences
Mobile app to convey drug risks in pregnancy
Gary Hsieh, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

October 28, 2015 | Geekwire
How social technologies and human behavior are changing the aftermath of disasters
Kate Starbird, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

September 9, 2015 | Fortune Magazine
Startup Shift Labs wants to change how medical devices are made
Beth Kolko, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

July 17, 2015 | Geekwire
This medical device startup just raised cash and is heading to Rwanda
Beth Kolko, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

July 9, 2015 | New York Times
When Algorithms Discriminate
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

June 4, 2015 | Runner's World
App creates running routes from hand-drawn images 
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 26, 2015 | GeekWire
Smartphones on the playground 
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 18, 2015 | TODAY.com
Limit phone use at playgrounds? Many parents try but fail
Alexis Hiniker, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 18, 2015 | GeekWire
Texting at the playground 
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 11, 2015 | UK Mirror
Send a secret map message that can only be decoded by walking
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

May 8, 2015 | Fast Co. Design
Send a secret message you can only decode with a walk
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 16, 2015 | BBC News
Google Image search for CEO has Barbie as first female result 
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 12, 2015 | PC Magazine
When You Google Image Search 'CEO,' the First Woman Is ... 
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 10, 2015 | Huffington Post
Google image search has a gender bias problem
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 9, 2015 | The Verge
Google Search thinks the most important female CEO is Barbie
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 9, 2015 | GeekWire
Study puts Google image search results to the gender bias test
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

April 9, 2015 | PC World
The first woman CEO to appear in a Google Images search is ... CEO Barbie
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

October 31, 2014 | Fast Co. Design
Where To Find Great Designers

October 27, 2014 | New York Times
How Facebook Is Changing the Way Its Users Consume Journalism
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

August 19, 2014 | 99% Invisible
Hacking Ikea
Daniela Rosner, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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July 9, 2014 | USA Today
Third-world ideas that are changing first-world lives
Beth Kolko, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

August 24, 2013 | GeekWire
Geek of the Week: Julie Kientz, UW researcher and one of the world’s top innovators under 35
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

MIT Technology Review

August 21, 2013 | MIT Technology Review
35 Innovators Under 35
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

August 19, 2013 | New Scientist
Browser to give you a more politically balanced life
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 18, 2013 | The Seattle Times
You’re not a slacktivist, are you? GiveBig and a new social media debate
Gary Hsieh, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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May 2, 2013 | New Scientist
Does online ‘slacktivism’ reduce charitable giving?
Gary Hsieh, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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January 19, 2013 | The Seattle Times
New tech tools aim to bring health care home
Julie Kientz, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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October 1, 2012 | New Scientist
Can You Change Your Political Beliefs?
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

September 27, 2012 | Geekwire
Leaning left or right? This browser plugin looks to bring balance to political news
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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September 27, 2012 | The Seattle Times
Want balanced news? UW prof's Chrome tool tries to help
Sean Munson, assistant professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

July 17, 2012 | Today
4 pros and cons of e-readers vs. textbooks
Alex Thayer, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

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July 3, 2012 | King 5 News
UW prof says hacking lab is like a 'modern day woodshop'
Beth Kolko, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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July 26, 2011 | Chicago Tribune
Here's betting that books will have a much longer shelf life than bookstores
Alex Thayer, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering

New York Times

May 16, 2011 | The New York Times
Turkish University to Offer Armenian Language Course
Alex Thayer, PhD candidate in Human Centered Design & Engineering
Charlotte Lee, associate professor in Human Centered Design & Engineering