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The CLeAR Documentation Framework for AI Transparency: Recommendations for Practitioners & Context for Policymakers
April 24, 2024
Authors Kasia Chmielinski* (Data Nutrition Project, Harvard University) Sarah Newman* (Data Nutrition Project, Harvard University) Chris N. Kranzinger*...
Discussion Papers, Disinformation, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy,
Case Study: Integrity or Influence? Facebook’s Governance Trade-offs in India and the Power of the Press
November 28, 2023
Disclaimer: This is a working paper of the Democracy and Internet Governance Project at the Shorenstein Center. As a working paper it represents research...
Discussion Papers, Disinformation, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy,
Case Study on Online Youth Harms – Project Daisy
November 28, 2023
Disclaimer: This is a working paper, and hence it represents research in progress. This paper represents the opinions of the authors and is the product...
Discussion Papers, Disinformation, Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
Towards Digital Platforms and Public Purpose: Final Report of the Democracy and Internet Governance Initiative
July 6, 2023
Executive Summary In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, platforms have emerged as powerful intermediaries that shape our online experiences,...
Discussion Papers, Public Interest Technology, Publications,
Ethical Scaling for Content Moderation: Extreme Speech and the (In)Significance of Artificial Intelligence
June 9, 2022
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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Shorenstein Fellow Kathy Pham talks tech with Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel
September 24, 2021
On Thursday, July 15th, 2021, Harvard Shorenstein Center and Rita Allen Foundation Fellow, Kathy Pham, was invited to a meeting with Chancellor Dr. Angela...
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 or...
Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Technology,
Space Invaders: The Networked Terrain of Zoom Bombing
August 26, 2020
In this report, the authors examine how Zoom bombing works, the sociotechnical systems that enabled it, and the networked terrain of the attacks.
Discussion Papers, Disinformation, Policy & Issues, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Race & Gender, Technology,
Canaries in the Coal Mine: COVID-19 Misinformation and Black Communities
June 24, 2020
Even as Black people are disproportionately dying from the virus due to systemic racism, harmful inaccuracies about COVID-19 are metastasizing in Black...
Faculty Research, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
Countering Underinvestment in Prevention by Platform Companies
October 31, 2019
This Policy Paper is part of the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project’s efforts to explain and disseminate ideas about regulation of major technology...