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The Washington Post

As Trump signals readiness to break with experts, his online base assails Fauci

Rob Faris discusses the “politicization of public health”

Mar 26, 2020
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Why coronavirus may be a watershed moment in this digital age

David Weinberger discusses potential outcomes of the shift to remote work

Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19 and Social Media Content Moderation

evelyn douek on changes to content moderation on social media platforms as a result of the pandemic

Mar 25, 2020
The College Fix

Colleges deny using facial recognition technology after high-profile academics shame them

More than 150 academics, scholars and tenured faculty from colleges across the country have signed an open letter that…

Mar 25, 2020
New America

Confronting Viral Disinformation

Danielle Citron discusses misinformation about COVID-19

Mar 25, 2020
The Guardian

'Coughing while Asian': living in fear as racism feeds off coronavirus panic

Racist incidents are increasing while Trump promotes racism by calling coronavirus ‘the Chinese virus’

Mar 24, 2020

To Pre-Empt Future Pandemics, Governments Should Invest in the Welfare State, Not Private Surveillance

BKC affiliate Elettra Bietti and Jennifer Cobbe argue that governments should strengthen the social safety net, not…

Mar 24, 2020
NBC News

Coronavirus misinformation makes neutrality a distant memory for tech companies

Facing the prospect that hoaxes or misinformation could worsen a global pandemic, tech platforms are taking control of…

Mar 24, 2020

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AI: Educational Activities

The Berkman Klein Center has worked to build a robust community and institutional activities leveraging the University… More

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In this live taping of the Harvard Black Law Students Association's podcast Hate 2 See It, Anjali Vats discusses her… More