Analysis and commentary on applied ethics in many fields by the staff of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Social Media and Content Moderation: Why ‘Dangerous Individuals and Organizations’ Policies are not Enough
Facebook’s and Twitter’s post-by-post enforcement model inadequately defends against nuanced and coordinated incitement campaigns, such as those committed by Donald Trump leading up to and after the January 6th insurrection at the Capital.
Subramaniam Vincent and Courtney Davis ’21 of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics provide comment to Facebook’s oversite board on the ethical considerations of Donald Trump’s deplatforming.
The news media has historically oversimplified and stereotyped coverage of people of color in general and Asian-American communities in particular.
After instances of mass violence, we express our grief with acts of mourning at the scene and raising money for the victims’ funerals and for their families, but we need to do more to initiate long-term change.
Media coverage of tragedies, including the recent shootings in an Atlanta massage parlor, are frequently reported as isolated incidents and quickly shift to the next trending incident.
Small acts of racism happen every day—mostly nonviolent—but still have a damaging impact on the targeted individual or population.
We, as individuals, require humility, kindness, and action to achieve any semblance of solidarity with those facing hate.
Navigating the controversial debates in immigration ethics through the three lenses: nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and democracy.
“Suffering is Not a Natural Destiny”: Why Solidarity Reporting on Public Safety for Marginalized Communities Cannot Wait
How solidarity news values can help improve reporting on marginalized communities
Developing Norms, Prioritizing Responses
The cost of cyber-insecurity is already too high.