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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
NPR

Where Is US Election Misinformation Coming From? Hint: It's Not Russia

Yochai Benkler discusses election misinformation with NPR

Nov 2, 2020
The New York Times

It’s the End of an Era for the Media, No Matter Who Wins the Election

evelyn douek and Zeynep Tufekci are cited by The New York Times

Nov 1, 2020
Today

How disinformation infiltrated the mainstream

Joan Donovan joins the Today show to talk about disinformation.

Nov 1, 2020
The New York Times

How Three Election-Related Falsehoods Spread

Joan Donovan talks to the New York Times about election misinformation.

Oct 30, 2020
ABC News

Disinformation in 2020

Joan Donovan explains recent disinformation campaigns

Oct 30, 2020
Slate

Big Tech Needs an Entirely New Business Model

Nick Couldry and Dipayan Ghosh say a “digital realignment” is necessary

Oct 30, 2020
NPR

Poll Worker Numbers Have Many Election Officials Breathing Sigh Of Relief

Quentin Palfrey weighs in on poll workers in the lead-up to the November 3 election

Oct 29, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

What Digital Contact Tracing Can Teach Us About Public Trust, Health Equity, and Governance in the United States

Adam Nagy and Hilary Ross share reflections on public trust, equity, and governance from the Digital Pandemic Response Working Group

Oct 29, 2020
The Washington Post

’Media Manipulation Casebook’ from Harvard teaches how to detect misinformation campaigns

A new resource from Joan Donovan and the Shorenstein Center was featured in a newsletter from The Washington Post.

Oct 28, 2020
Oxford Business Law Blog

A Duty of Loyalty for Privacy Law

Scholars propose a "no conflict" rule for tech companies as a way to mitigate self-dealing behavior

Oct 28, 2020
MediaWell

Who Will Win the 2020 Meme War?

Joan Donovan asks, “when does a meme become disinformation?”

Oct 27, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Data for better lives

Babatunde Okunoye writes about an agenda for meaningful connectivity in Africa

Oct 27, 2020
No More Normal Podcast

The Disinformation Age

Mutale Nkonde joined the No More Normal podcast to discuss misinformation and algorithms.

Oct 25, 2020
Galley by Columbia Journalism Review

Elettra Bietti talks antitrust with Galley by CJR

BKC affiliate joins Mathew Ingram in conversation

Oct 22, 2020
The New York Times

I Spoke to a Scholar of Conspiracy Theories and I’m Scared for Us

Joan Donovan profiled by New York Times for her work on disinformation

Oct 21, 2020
Good Morning America

Women and gamers of color detail experiences with online harassment in games like Call of Duty

Kishonna Gray discusses online harassment in gaming with Good Morning America.

Oct 21, 2020