Technology Publications

Discussion Papers, Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Technology,
A Turning Point in the Oversight of Digital Platforms: A Challenge for American Leadership
February 25, 2021
The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Kennedy School...
Business & Economics, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Platform Accountability and Contemporary Competition Law: Practical Considerations
November 20, 2018
The Sherman Act of 1890 was the first federal law to address business monopolies. Are antitrust...
Domestic Affairs, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
The Root of the Matter: Data and Duty
November 1, 2018
Rules for the New Digital Economy Should Look to Old Common Law Traditions There are 39 million books in the Library of Congress. This impressive analog...
Environment, Health & Science, Past Events, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Siva Vaidhyanathan on social media and its effects on democracy
September 18, 2018
September 11, 2018—Siva Vaidhyanathan, Robertson Professor of Media Studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia,...
Business & Economics, Domestic Affairs, Environment, Health & Science, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Time to Fix It: Developing Rules for Internet Capitalism
August 16, 2018
A Shorenstein Center Fellows Research Paper by Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of the FCC under President Barack Obama, and Senior Research Fellow at Harvard...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Past Events, Politics & Government, Technology,
Selective Exposure to Misinformation: Evidence from the Consumption of Fake News During the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign
May 17, 2018
Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Though some warnings about online “echo chambers”...
Past Events, Politics & Government, Technology,
Reinforcing the benefits of distributed networks while avoiding their vulnerabilities to propaganda
April 12, 2018
Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Many of the ideas for sifting truth from fiction...
Disinformation, Politics & Government, Technology,
First Draft Launches Free Course on Identifying Misinformation Online
March 19, 2018
Cambridge, MA—First Draft, a project run by Shorenstein Center Fellow Claire Wardle, has launched a free one-hour online course to teach journalists, students,...
Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
The science of fake news
March 8, 2018
With more Americans turning to social media as a primary source for news and information, the dangers posed by so-called ‘fake news’ are growing more significant....
Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Past Events, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Muddied Waters: Online Disinformation during Crisis Events
March 1, 2018
Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University.  Recent public attention and debate around “fake...