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Can We Restore A Collective Understanding of Reality, Please?

Joan Donovan and Rob Faris pen op-ed calling for media accountability

Jan 19, 2021
The Washington Post
The Atlantic

The Capitol Rioters Are Giving Insurrection a Bad Name

Ethan Zuckerman says insurrectionism can be a civically responsible form of social change

Jan 19, 2021
Misinformation Review

Disinformation creep: ADOS and the strategic weaponization of breaking news

Mutale Nkonde and colleagues publish in HKS Misinformation Review

Jan 18, 2021

Twitter Under Pressure Over 'Double Standards' After Donald Trump, MAGA Crackdown

Shagun Jhaver speaks to Newsweek about his Twitter research

Jan 15, 2021
Los Angeles Times

Banning Trump from Twitter and Facebook isn’t nearly enough

Woodrow Hartzog and colleague argue social media companies should be held accountable

Jan 15, 2021
Coda Story

The dark side of open source intelligence

David O’Brien discusses open source intelligence

Jan 15, 2021

‘The Internet Is a Crime Scene’

Politico interviews Joan Donovan about misinformation

Jan 14, 2021

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The Ethics of Digitalization

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