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The New York Times

What Makes Trump’s Subversion Efforts So Alarming? His Collaborators

Trump and fellow Republicans are trying to dismantle beliefs in democracy, argue Bruce Schneier and Henry Farrell

Nov 23, 2020
Ms Magazine

How COVID-19 Could Enable the Inclusion of Women in the Workplace

Ifeoma Ajunwa outlines three reasons why COVID-19 could help the future inclusion of women in the workplace

Nov 20, 2020

Why Isn't Susan Wojcicki Getting Grilled By Congress?

YouTube is a major vector for election and other disinformation. evelyn douek asks why its CEO wasn’t with Mark…

Nov 17, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Extended Reality

Opportunities and limitations of augmented, virtual, and mixed reality technologies in the educational space

Nov 12, 2020
The New York Times

Twitter says it labeled 0.2% of all election-related tweets as disputed

evelyn douek discusses content moderation and the 2020 election

Nov 12, 2020
Harvard Gazette

AI revolution in medicine

Jonathan Zittrain compares AI to asbestos

Nov 11, 2020

Software snoops on students during exams

Leah Plunkett provides insight into student surveillance during the pandemic

Nov 11, 2020

Biden’s plan to fight online harassment could set up new confrontation with tech companies, experts say

Joan Donovan comments on platform approaches to harassment and what it means for researchers

Nov 10, 2020

Featured Projects

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The Ethics of Digitalization

Led by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), the Berkman Klein Center, and the Digital… More

Public Discourse in the U.S. 2020 Election

Studying digital media ecosystems and political discourse related to the U.S. presidential election More

metaLAB (at) Harvard

metaLAB (at) Harvard

Explores the digital arts and humanities through research, teaching, publications, and exhibitions More

Web Integrity Project

The Web Integrity Project (WIP) monitors changes to government websites More

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the way we use technology

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Covid State of Play: Covid, Racism, and Environmental Justice

How environmental injustice and racism have contributed to the disproportionate impact of the pandemic More

The True Costs of Misinformation

Misinformation-at-scale is now a feature of most major social media platforms, what can be done to mitigate its effects… More

Red and Blue Realities: Political Discourse and the 2020 Election

Video & Podcast: How asymmetrically polarized media in the United States shape political discourse More

Retrospective Contact Tracing: How States Can Investigate Covid-19 Clusters

Video & Podcast: A session exploring how US state and local public health leaders can implement retrospective contact… More