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Why can’t those who find an act, expression, or behavior offensive and would like it to stop happening, loudly disagree as well?
A new application helps journalists track the diversity of the expert quotes used in article drafts, providing real-time updates and helping reporters ensue equitable representation of the communities the cover.
How might news platforms and products ensure that ethical journalism on chronic issues is not drowned out by the noise of runaway political news cycles?
In a comparison of the summer 2020 Black Lives Matter protests and riots and the January 6, 2021 protests and insurrection, there are important similarities and distinct differences.
- 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.
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.
- “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
By their very design, social media platforms have offered equal opportunity to sellers of “Big Lies,” conspiracy theories, and political disinformation.