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You Purged Racists From Your Website? Great, Now Get to Work

Joan Donovan says social media sites can—and must—take action to control the content on their sites.

Jul 1, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Ken and Karen are White Supremacists

Apryl Williams explains that although memes are humorous, Karens and Kens of the world express a dangerous, audacious kind of White supremacy

Jul 1, 2020
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Advertisers retreating from Facebook amid backlash over hate speech on social media

evelyn douek joins Australian Broadcasting Corporation to discuss backlash over hate speech on social media

Jul 1, 2020
Omidyar Network

Pathways and Pitfalls for Social Payment Programs and Data Protection

"There is no meaningful choice between compulsory digitization or exclusion."

Jun 30, 2020

Bruce Schneier says we need to embrace inefficiency to save our economy

Bruce Schneier shares his prediction for the future with Quartz

Jun 30, 2020
The Center for Journalism Ethics

A Guide to Covering Hate Speech Without Amplifying It

Jasmine McNealy says the U.S. Constitution needs to be understood within a power framework

Jun 29, 2020
The Atlantic

Twitter’s Least-Bad Option for Dealing With Donald Trump

Every plausible configuration of social media in 2020 is unpalatable, Jonathan Zittrain says.

Jun 26, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Contribution to a European Agenda for AI

Improving Risk Management, Building Strong Governance, Accelerating Education and Research

Jun 26, 2020
The Harvard Gazette

Fatal encounters with police

‘Their Names’ project gathers the stories of 28,000 people, from Jan. 1, 2000, to George Floyd

Jun 26, 2020
Dangerous Speech Project

Proposals for Improved Regulation of Harmful Online Content

Report features seven recommendations for Internet companies

Jun 26, 2020
Norwegian Business School

The digital economy is more youthful than you think

An overview of case studies from Youth and Media report on Youth and the Digital Economy

Jun 25, 2020
The Mandarin

Games may be the killer weapon to fight off disinformation

Julia Reda comments on media literacy to combat disinformation

Jun 25, 2020

How the 'Karen Meme' Confronts the Violent History of White Womanhood

Apryl Williams discusses the historical context, significance of the ‘Karen Meme’

Jun 25, 2020
Our Data Podcast

Moral Data Markets: Human-Centric Data Protection

Elizabeth Renieris joins Our Data podcast

Jun 24, 2020

Tech Companies Are Limiting Police Use of Facial Recognition. Here's Why

Mutale Nkonde talks to NPR about facial recognition

Jun 23, 2020
The New York Times

Danielle Allen Wins Re-envisioned Kluge Humanities Prize

Award administered by the Library of Congress recognizes work in disciplines not covered by the Nobel Prizes.

Jun 22, 2020

Australia warned to not ignore domestic misinformation in social media crackdown

evelyn douek spoke to Australia’s Select Committee on Foreign Interference through Social Media about misinformation.

Jun 22, 2020
Digital Freedom Fund

The Grave and Growing Dangers of Border Surveillance

Technological systems should be reimagined to include the needs and the rights of refugees, Dragana Kaurin argues.

Jun 20, 2020
Deutschlandfunk Kultur

Bot or not?

Jonas Kaiser talks with German radio station about social media bots, his recent paper

Jun 18, 2020