11 Jun 2021
Update me! The science of news consumption

The pandemic accelerated the transition from print to digital for many newspaper brands. While this evolution has its perks, what might be lost in the process? Canvas8 spoke to Shuhua Zhou and Damon Kiesow to find out how the power of communication within print can translate to digital.

Shuhua Zhou is a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the Leonard H. Goldenson Endowed Chair in Radio and Television. His primary research areas are television news and human cognition of mediated messages.

Damon Kiesow is the Knight Chair in Digital Editing and Producing at the Missouri School of Journalism and a digital media pioneer who specialises in aligning storytelling, innovation, and business strategies. His research interests focus on energising newsroom practices and business strategies with emerging technologies.

Megan Carnegie is a journalist and editor. She has written for Courier, Time Out, Guardian Weekend, Creative Review, The Telegraph, Evening Standard, and more. Outside of work, she can be found reading, running, and killing off her houseplants.