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Delving into Disinformation

Harvard students explore disinformation on online platforms during the Assembly Student Fellowship

Zenzele Best provides an overview of the 2020-2021 Assembly Student Fellowship

May 4, 2021
Columbia Journalism Review

From the Existential Issue: Post-truth and the press

Joan Donovan discusses “post truth,” press manipulation, and right-wing media lies

May 4, 2021
Harvard Law Today

Waiving COVID vaccine patent rights? It’s complicated

Terry Fisher and Ruth Okediji propose changes to bolster global south’s ability to produce pharmaceuticals

May 4, 2021
Ada Lovelace Institute

Why PETs (privacy-enhancing technologies) may not always be our friends

Elizabeth Renieris explains the benefits and drawbacks of privacy-enhancing technologies. "There is no question that PETs can be useful in reducing some of the…

Apr 29, 2021
The Conversation

NSW Police want access to Tinder’s sexual assault data. Cybersafety experts explain why it’s a date with disaster

Zahra Stardust and colleagues on cybersecurity and dating apps

Apr 28, 2021
Centre for International Governance Innovation

The $4 Billion App That Doesn’t Value Privacy, Security or Accessibility

Elizabeth Renieris pens essay about Clubhouse

Apr 28, 2021
IEEE Spectrum

Bruce Schneier Wants You to Make Software Better

A profile of Bruce Schneier in IEEE Spectrum

Apr 28, 2021

Trump in the Rearview Mirror: How to Better Regulate Violence-Inciting Content Online

Susan Benesch says human rights law could guide social media companies to regulate hateful speech

Apr 27, 2021

There’s No Such Thing as Flawless Facial Recognition Technology

Nani Jansen Reventlow warns of the limitations of facial recognition technology

Apr 24, 2021

The Verdict, the Video, and the Unreasonable Burden of Proof

Allissa Richardson joins Slate’s Amicus podcast

Apr 24, 2021
The Washington Post

You have the right to film police. Here’s how to do it effectively — and safely.

Allissa Richardson discusses filming police encounters

Apr 22, 2021
The Atlantic

What Facebook Did for Chauvin’s Trial Should Happen All the Time

evelyn douek says that if Facebook can discourage hate speech and incitements to violence on a special occasion, it can do so all the time.

Apr 21, 2021

We have enough proof

Allissa Richardson argues against sharing videos of violent police encounters in an op-ed for Vox.

Apr 21, 2021
Educause Review

Supporting Digital Service-Learning through Campus Collaboration

Lance Eaton and colleague Danielle Leek publish an essay on digital service-learning

Apr 21, 2021

Blockchain for Social Good: A Field in Expansion

Samer Hassan provides an overview of P2P Models’ involvement in a recent EU report

Apr 21, 2021
Amanpour and Company

From Plato to Present: Tracing the Roots of American Justice

Danielle Allen joins Amanpour and Company to discuss American Justice.

Apr 21, 2021

Here's why one journalism professor argues graphic video of Black deaths shouldn't be broadcast

Dr. Allissa Richardson spoke with WUSA9 about having Black deaths aired on TV

Apr 21, 2021

What are NFTs (and Why Should We Care)?

Jonathan Zittrain discusses the future of NFTs with KQED.

Apr 20, 2021