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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 Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey on Capitol Hill.

Nov 17, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Extended Reality

The Potential of Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality Experiences for Remote Teaching and Learning

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

YouTube Election Loophole Lets Some False Trump-Win Videos Spread

evelyn douek talks with Bloomberg about YouTube’s election response

Nov 10, 2020
Harvard Law Today

‘Be the Twitter that you want to see in the world’

Platform governance and the 2020 Presidential Election

Nov 7, 2020
The New York Times

The Danger in White Moderates Setting Biden’s Agenda

Tressie McMillan Cottom says the new president will be inclined to do less. He must be pushed to do more.

Nov 7, 2020

The COVID-19 Crisis Could Be A Bane Or A Boon For The Inclusion Of Women In The Workplace

Ifeoma Ajunwa on why she thinks the pandemic could benefit the future inclusion of women in the workplace

Nov 6, 2020
The Washington Post

Trump’s power on Twitter, Facebook will outlive his presidency

Yochai Benkler discusses Donald Trump’s future relationship to Fox News

Nov 6, 2020
MIT Technology Review

Why social media can’t keep moderating content in the shadows

Online platforms aren’t transparent about their decisions—which masks the true costs of misinformation

Nov 6, 2020
The Guardian

Facebook removes pro-Trump Stop the Steal group over 'calls for violence'

Joan Donovan comments on Facebook’s takedown efforts during the election

Nov 5, 2020
The Washington Post

How viral videos helped blast voting lies across the Web

evelyn douek explains YouTube’s content moderation policies

Nov 5, 2020
The New York Times

Unclear Result a Recipe for Disinformation, Researchers Say

Joan Donovan discusses misinformation in the wake of the 2020 US presidential election.

Nov 4, 2020
MIT Technology Review

Election robocalls: what we know and what we don’t

Rebecca Tushnet talks First Amendment and voter suppression campaigns

Nov 3, 2020
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Tressie McMillan Cottom on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Tressie McMillan Cottom joined The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on election night to discuss early election results, American politics, and the electoral college.

Nov 3, 2020
Harvard Magazine

What Do COVID-19 and Extreme Inequality Mean for American Democracy?

Danielle Allen joins the Ask a Harvard Professor podcast to discuss COVID-19 and American democracy.

Nov 2, 2020