Timothy Weninger

Computer Science and Engineering

353 Fitzpatrick Hall Of Engineering
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Assistant Professor

  • Web and Social Media
  • Disinformation & fake news
  • Data mining
  • Machine learning

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Distrust In Mainstream Media

Tim Weninger, Professor of Computer Science, University of Notre Dame.

Why “the 26 words that created the internet” are under fire

“I’m kind of worried about how this has caused people to silo into their own kind of media ecosystems and echo chambers,” says Tim Weninger, professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, who has studied the structural impact of social media algorithms and the corresponding proliferation of misinformation and “fake news.”