Lab director Siva Vaidhyanathan on the aquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk. Image from shutterstock.
The Deliberative Media Lab was a part of UVA’s Democracy Initiative.
The Deliberative Media Lab focused on democracies that have experienced cultural and political strife influenced and amplified by social media and reduced public deliberation. The Lab explored the historical, cultural, and technological roots of our media ecosystem, and sought solutions for enhancing global democratic deliberation.
Lab faculty Kevin Driscoll's new book is released by Yale University Press - The Modem World: A Prehistory of Social Media
Lab director Siva Vaidhyanthan joins this episode of The New Abnormal to discuss his show, Democracy in Danger.
Article by lab director Siva Vaidhyanathan. Image from shutterstock.
Technology of the Oppressed: Inequality and the Digital Mundane in the Favelas of Brazil. New book by lab faculty David Nemer has been released by MIT Press.
Media Lab post-doc Miyoung Chong was selected as the recipient of the SIG Social Media Research Award for 2021 for her recently published paper. Read it here. Image from solomon7 / Shutterstock.com.
It seems increasingly likely that antitrust and content moderation tools aren’t up to the task. Here’s what we do next. Article by Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan. Image from Shutterstock.
It’s worse than the old nightmare scenario. Opinion by Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan.