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The Atlantic

Why All News Sounds the Same

Ethan Zuckerman uses Media Cloud to explain the narrowing media agenda

Aug 7, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Tech Execs Wield Privacy as a Shield and a Sword in Congressional Hearing

The #BigTech antitrust hearing and the path ahead for privacy

Aug 6, 2020
The New York Times

Facebook Must Better Police Online Hate, State Attorneys General Say

Danielle Citron spoke with The New York Times about Facebook’s hate speech policies.

Aug 5, 2020
Justice Collaborative Institute

The Case for Banning Law Enforcement From Using Facial Recognition Technology

New Report from Woodrow Hartzog & Evan Selinger

Aug 4, 2020
The Harvard Crimson

Harvard to Track Affiliates’ Wi-Fi Signals as Part of Contact Tracing Pilot

Asaf Lubin discusses the Tracefi contact tracing system with The Harvard Crimson.

Aug 2, 2020

Congress’ Antitrust Hearing Was Actually Pretty OK

Dipayan Ghosh and Stephen Wicker reflect on Congress’ antitrust hearing

Jul 31, 2020
Feminism in India

Film Review – Marielle’s Legacy Will Not Die

A review of Leonard Cortana’s documentary “Marielle’s Legacy Will Not Die”

Jul 30, 2020
Vanity Fair

How Jared Kushner’s Secret Testing Plan “Went Poof Into Thin Air”

Margaret Bourdeaux speaks with Vanity Fair about the U.S. COVID testing system

Jul 30, 2020
Al Jazeera

Data collection is not the solution for Europe's racism problem

Structural racism can be combatted only if there is political will, not more data.

Jul 29, 2020
MIT Technology Review

Why Congress should look at Twitter and Facebook

“We cannot build a healthy democracy on top of an ailing communication system”

Jul 27, 2020
New Books in Technology

Interview: Design Justice

Sasha Costanza-Chock discusses their book Design Justice on New Books in Technology

Jul 27, 2020

Twitter Brings Down the Banhammer on QAnon

Twitter’s QAnon response underlines “how powerful and unaccountable” companies are, evelyn douek says.

Jul 24, 2020

Twitter Finally Cracked Down on QAnon—but There’s a Catch

evelyn douek discusses Twitter’s recent plans to mitigate QAnon with Slate

Jul 24, 2020

Europe Proves Contact-Tracing Apps Aren’t A Coronavirus Cure-All

Bruce Schneier shares skepticism of contact tracing apps

Jul 23, 2020
Scientific American

Contact Tracing, a Key Way to Slow COVID-19, Is Badly Underused by the U.S.

Mary Gray speaks with Scientific American

Jul 22, 2020

The new invisible workforce

"We are living through the tech-enabled unraveling of full-time employment itself”

Jul 21, 2020

What Did People Use Before Google to Search the Web?

Ethan Zuckerman discusses web search before Google with Gizmodo

Jul 20, 2020
Scientific American

A Nixon Deepfake, a 'Moon Disaster' Speech and an Information Ecosystem at Risk

Jonathan Zittrain, Danielle Citron, and Joan Donovan provide expert commentary

Jul 20, 2020
Tech Won't Save Us

The Global South Holds a Better Future of Tech

Juan Ortiz Freuler joins “Tech Won’t Save Us” podcast

Jul 18, 2020
The Atlantic

The Twitter Hacks Have to Stop

Bruce Schneier explains the recent Twitter hack

Jul 18, 2020