The Media Information, Data, and Society (MIDaS) Lab at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is a student-collaborative media research lab that explores how the public navigates and makes sense of social, political, and global issues in a contemporary data and information-rich media environment. MIDaS Lab is committed to helping improve media environment to inform public. The lab engages with interdisciplinary efforts and various methodological approaches to produce socially impactful studies through data-intensive as well as theory-driven research projects.