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Data & SocietyAngèle Christin and Joseph Torres analyze racial divisions in media-making and its interplay with data-centric technologies. Read moreOctober 2020
Brookings InstituteResearcher Robyn Caplan explains why COVID-19 has created a problem of content mediation, rather than moderation, on social media platforms. Read on Brookings InstituteMay 2020
Data & SocietyNew Data & Society report recommends editorial “better practices” for reporting on online bigots and manipulators; interviews journalists on accidental amplification of extreme agendas Read moreMay 2018
Data & SocietyNew Data & Society report clarifies uses of "fake news" and analyzes four specific strategies for intervention. Read moreFebruary 2018
First MondayPhilip Napoli and D&S researcher Robyn Caplan write on why companies like Google and Facebook insist that they are merely tech companies with no media impact, and why they are wrong for First Monday. Abstract is below: A c... Read on First MondayMay 2017
Data & SocietyThe public interest concept has traditionally been a central, multi-faceted, and highly contested guiding principle in the governance of media platforms that have played a significant role in the dissemination of news and infor... Read moreJuly 2015