Internet Use and Society Division
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In April and May 2020, we collected survey data from adults in the United States, Switzerland and Italy to ask them about their experiences during the Coronavirus pandemic. Here, we showcase some of our findings and point to our related work elsewhere.
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Gerosa, T., Gui, M., Hargittai, E., & Nguyen, M.H. (2021) (Mis)informed during COVID-19: How Education Level and Information Sources Contribute to Knowledge Gaps. International Journal of Communication.
Dobransky, K. & Hargittai, E. (2021). Piercing the Pandemic Social Bubble: Disability and Social Media Use About Covid-19. American Behavioral Scientist.
Nguyen, M. H., Gruber, J., Fuchs, J., Marler, W., Hunsaker, A., & Hargittai, E. (2021). Staying connected while physically apart: Digital communication when face-to-face interactions are limited. New Media & Society.
Dobransky, K. & Hargittai, E. (2020) People with Disabilities during Covid-19.Contexts.
Hargittai, E., Redmiles, E., Vitak, J. & Zimmer, M. (2020) Americans' willingness to adopt a COVID-19 tracking app: The role of app distributor First Monday 25:11
Evans, J.H. & Hargittai, E. (2020) Who Doesn't Trust Fauci? The Public's Belief in the Expertise and Shared Values of Scientists in the Covid-19 Pandemic. Socius.
Nguyen, M.H., Gruber, J., Fuchs, J., Marler, W., Hunsaker, A., & Hargittai, E. (2020). Changes in Digital Communication During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: Implications for Digital Inequality and Future Research. Social Media + Society.
Hargittai, E., Nguyen, M.H., Fuchs, J., Gruber, J., Marler, W., Hunsaker, A., & Karaoglu, G. (2020). From Zero to a National Data Set in Two Weeks: Reflections on a COVID-19 Collaborative Survey Project. Social Media + Society.
Hargittai, E., & Nguyen, M.H. 2020. How Switzerland kept in touch during Covid-19. SwissInfo.ch June 19.
Evans, J.H. & Hargittai, E. 2020. Why Would Anyone Distrust Anthony Fauci?. Scientific American June 7.
Redmiles, E., Kaptchuk, G. & Hargittai, E. The Success of Contact Tracing Doesn't Just Depend on Privacy. Wired. May 23.
Hargittai, E. & Thouvenin, F. 2020. Tracking-App: Die Chancen stehen gut Neue Zürcher Zeitung. May 2.
Hargittai, E. & Redmiles, E. 2020. Will Americans Be Willing to Install COVID-19 Tracking Apps? Scientific American. April 28.
Hunsaker, A., & Hargittai, E. (2020). Age-Related Differences in Home Experiences and Worries During COVID-19. December 5.