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evelyn douek joined a virtual panel of experts to weigh in on the two approaches
evelyn douek spoke with law professors Bobby Chesney and Danielle Citron about deep fakes.
BKC fellow Mutale Nkonde responded to Slate with her views on Alphabet
Joan Donovan participated in a panel of scholars who study media manipulation, digital resources, and the spread of misinformation on how to spot “fake news” in an age of…
Joan Donovan talks with Mathew Ingram of Columbia Journalism Review
The network has plenty of other security weaknesses, including ones the U.S. doesn’t want to fix since they help its own surveillance efforts.
Ethan Zuckerman adds to the discussion about whether concerns about “time well spent” are overblown.
Faculty associate Leah Plunkett joins The Jefferson Exchange to discuss the problems with parents creating a digital dossier that could follow their kids for life.
Chinmayi Arun in conversation about the applications of AI and the ethical debates surrounding its use on the podcast Interpreting India.
Danielle Citron advised Facebook on the new policy and sees it as fair, but would like to see more policies banning misleading videos in the future.
They’ll be controlled by foreign actors, domestic political groups, even the candidates themselves, says BKC fellow Bruce Schneier.
Content governance in an age of disinformation
Judith Donath’s work from 1998 on the effects of trolling on Usenet groups was highlighted in a recent Wired article on disinformation.
Here’s what went most viral.
The most common concerns among health professionals when it comes to misinformation online is compliance with health treatments or prevention efforts.
Judith Donath joins Radio Boston to discuss the last decade in tech.
Elizabeth Renieris on why a blockchain-based identity layer for the web could have unintended consequences.
US academics and activists should be paying close attention
Jasmine McNealy on why “context is ever more important in this era of data-driven elections, social media, and emerging technology.”
A Q&A with BKC faculty associate Sasha Costanza-Chock
The Lumen Database helped a researcher uncover widespread fraud and aided in a criminal charge.
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