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The company has treated most of the planet with all the care of an invading imperial force.
COVID-19 in the Twitterverse, from epidemic to pandemic: information‚ sharing behavior and Twitter as an information carrier
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.
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.
Unlike her white predecessors, Hannah-Jones will be offered a five-year term without tenure. Here’s why that matters. Opinion by Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan.
It’s worse than the old nightmare scenario. Opinion by Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan.
The reality is that Trump used Facebook most effectively as an organizing and fundraising tool, not as a platform for ‘posting.’ Opinion by Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan.
Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan joins the podcast Tel Aviv Review to discuss the challenges Facebook poses for both society and democracy. Image from Shutterstock.
TLV1 - Tel Aviv Review
Lab faculty Meredith Clark on the idea of reparative journalism: “Reparative journalism is explicit in its commitment to doing the work of racial justice, and by extension — without apology — socia
Columbia Journalism Review
Media Lab faculty member Lana Swartz addresses the role of social media in the GameStop stock frenzy.
Can the largest media platform in the world ever be made safe for democracy? By Siva Vaidhyanathan
The New Republic
International Journal of Communication
That’s the lesson of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s serious heart attack - perspective by lab faculty member William I. Hitchcock.
How the social media platform is poisoning politics around the world. Audio with Siva Vaidhyanathan.
There’s nothing like listening to a thought-provoking podcast, especially during the times we’re living in today.
New podcast by the Deliberative Media Lab featured historian Will Hitchcock and lab director Siva Viadhyanathan as they explore the issues challenging Democracy worldwide.