Day: April 5, 2018

Talia Buford

Media & Politics Must Reads, April 6, 2018

This Week at the Shorenstein Center ProPublica’s Talia Buford on Environmental Inequity. Talia Buford, reporter for ProPublica, discussed environmental justice, the complexities of covering the environment, how environmental policy is changing under the Trump administration, and more. News from Faculty, Fellows, and Students Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., Fifty Years After His Death. Jelani Cobb, …

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Deb Roy

Health of the Public Sphere: Measurement and Interventions

Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. This talk highlights current research at the MIT Media Lab’s Laboratory for Social Machines where we develop methods for large scale analysis of social media and news. Based on analytics, the talk  describes “ailments” of the public sphere such as tribalization of networks …

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