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Seth Ashley

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 12:36 pm / January 5, 2018

Portrait of Seth Ashley

Seth Ashley

Associate Professor
Department of Communication
College of Arts and Sciences

A study conducted by Seth Ashley recently was featured in the Columbia Journalism Review. The article, titled “Study: Educating news consumers about the media can curb conspiracy theory appeal,” states that:

“The study— ‘News Media Literacy and Conspiracy Theory Endorsement,’ published this month in Communication and the Public—is the first of its kind to make the connection between news media literacy and how conspiracy theories resonate with consumers, says Stephanie Craft, a University of Illinois journalism professor.”