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Big Tech and Democracy: The Critical Role of Congress
April 23, 2019
In March 2019, two projects at Harvard Kennedy School—the Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Project at the Belfer Center and the Platform Accountability...
Business & Economics, Faculty Research, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
Platform Accountability: An Interim Measure
April 15, 2019
Download the PDF of this paper here. Introduction The major digital platform companies present a large, complicated array of benefits and problems...
Domestic Affairs, Faculty Research, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender, Technology,
Estimating the Effect of Asking About Citizenship on the U.S. Census
March 21, 2019
The 2020 U.S. Census will, for the first time since 1950, ask about residents’ citizenship status. The effect of doing so on census completion across different...
Business & Economics, Discussion Papers, International Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Technology,
Broadband Everywhere
March 5, 2019
Internet access is coming to the other half of the planet through rapid expansion of broadband technologies. Media organizations that recognize the speed...
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The Brain Trust Initiative
December 19, 2018
The Brain Trust Initiative is a vision to unleash the power of digital media as a force for change across sub-saharan Africa. Abstract: Media in sub-Saharan...
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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...
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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...
Business & Economics, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Technology,
Digital Deceit II: A Policy Agenda to Fight Disinformation on the Internet
October 2, 2018
The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Kennedy School or...
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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,...
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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...