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Daniel Jones

Communications Manager

Dan joined the Berkman Klein Center in September of 2008 as Digital Media Producer and as Communications Manager in 2018.

As Communications Manager he led efforts to translate the Center’s research to wider audiences through press and social media, as well as in-house academic design and multimedia production. He also produced the Berkman Klein Center podcast, The Platform.

He completed an MFA in Film and Digital Media at American University in Washington, DC.

He obtained his BA in Environmental Studies at Hunter College in New York City, after which he produced a narrative feature, a documentary, and several shorts and commercial pieces. He also was an assistant instructor in film and video at the Education for the Arts magnet school in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Publications

Jul 8, 2015

Holyoke: A Massachusetts Municipal Light Plant Seizes Internet Access Business Opportunities

Holyoke Gas & Electric’s telecom division provides high-speed Internet access to local businesses and public agencies, bringing in revenue and profits while aiding in local… More


News

Feb 18, 2018

John Perry Barlow and the Foundational Values of the Net

an interview with Charles Nesson

Berkman Klein Center Founder and Director Charles Nesson shares his thoughts on how John Perry Barlow helped build the values of the Internet. More

News
Dec 1, 2017

When a Bot is the Judge

What happens when our criminal justice system uses algorithms to help judges determine bail, sentencing, and parole? More

Dec 23, 2009

Radio Berkman 140: Three Trends of 2009

This week on Radio Berkman: Dan Jones turns the tables on David Weinberger, interviewing him about some of the big themes from this year's Supernova conference... More


Community

Combating Hate Speech Through Counterspeech

What we can learn from cataloging extremely toxic speech on social media platforms and engaging with practitioners of “counterspeech”

Aug 9, 2019
Medium

What Do We Owe to the Internet’s “First Responders?”

Experts share perspectives on the ethics and legality of how social platforms moderate content

Until AI catches up, tens of thousands of human content moderators all around the world will continue to ingest thousands of posts of potentially toxic posts on social media,…

Apr 17, 2019
Podcast

How Youth Are Reinventing Instagram and Why Having Multiple Accounts Is Trending

Our Youth & Media team looked at how teens are using social media to figure out who they are.

Nov 2, 2018

Events

May 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

IGNITE Talks at BKC

Featuring members of the BKC Community

PODCAST & VIDEO: Berkman Klein community members will share their research, passions, and musings in 5 minute Ignite talks. These topics may range from misinformation online to… More