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Harvard Magazine

Can Disinformation Be Stopped?

Joan Donavan and Yochai Benkler share insights on the causes and effects of disinformation

Jun 16, 2021

Deplatforming the far-right: An analysis of YouTube and BitChute

Jonas Kaiser and colleague evaluate the impact of deplatforming

Jun 15, 2021
CBS News

Artificial Intelligence Evolves to Creating Art

Jessica Fjeld offers legal insights on art created by artificial intelligence.

Jun 12, 2021

The Empire (Facebook) Strikes Back (at the Oversight Board’s Trump Decision)

evelyn douek shares the limitations of the Facebook Oversight Board's ruling on Donald Trump's account.

Jun 10, 2021
Harvard Business Review

The Coming AI Hackers

Bruce Schneier is interviewed about the future of AI hacking.

Jun 9, 2021
Minnesota Law Review

Understanding Chilling Effects

Jon Penney outlines a new framework for understanding "chilling effects" on speech.

Jun 7, 2021
The Atlantic

Facebook Won’t Talk About the Insurrection

evelyn douek and Joan Donovan comment on Facebook’s response to the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Jun 7, 2021

Where did the microchip vaccine conspiracy theory come from anyway?

Joan Donovan shares findings from her research on vaccine misinformation.

Jun 5, 2021

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Framing Decisions
May 26, 2021

Framing Decisions

Video & Podcast: A book talk about human advantage in an age of technology and turmoil

At the Crossroads of Digital Imperialism & Digital Development

Video & Podcast: Ofunmilayo Arewa and Thomas Streinz join Jacquelene Mwangi and Padmashree Gehl Sampath as they discuss…

Mistrust: How to revitalize civics at a moment of low public trust in institutions

Video & Podcast: Author and digital communities scholar Ethan Zuckerman, in conversation with Martha Minow, discusses…

Restoring US Leadership for Global Health

Video & Podcast: A discussion with government officials on plans to restore US leadership for global health.

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Initiative for a Representative First Amendment

IfRFA is a shared program between the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and the Cyberlaw Clinic.


CopyrightX is a twelve-week networked course offered under the auspices of Harvard Law School, the HarvardX distance…

Summer Institute

The Summer Institute is a fully online educational program offered to undergraduate and graduate students by the…

Assembly: Disinformation

The Assembly: Disinformation Program brings together participants from academia, industry, government, and civil…

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Youth and Media

Youth and Media (YaM) encompasses an array of research, advocacy, and development initiatives around youth (age 12-18)…

The Ethics of Digitalization

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

Web Integrity Project

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


Lumen collects and studies online content removal requests, providing transparency and supporting research and analysis…