Kent State Sociologist Featured on News Podcast

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The discussion around the role of influencers and misinformation is regularly occurring in social circles and academia. Clare Stacey, Ph. D., associate professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Co-Director of the Healthy Communities Research Institute, was featured on the 21 News Podcast to share her insights on this topic. She was interviewed by Kent State broadcast journalism alumni and 21 WFMJ anchor Madison Tromler

Headshot of Dr. Clare Stacey, associate professor of sociology and co-director of the healthy communities research institute

In the interview, Dr. Stacey discussed how misinformation spreads, why people believe it, and what can be done through a sociological lens. Listen to the full discussion in the podcast titled "Is it Possible to Change People's Opinions who Listen to 'Influencers' on Social Media?"

POSTED: Monday, August 23, 2021 09:33 AM
Updated: Friday, December 9, 2022 03:44 PM