Technology Publications

Disinformation, Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Publications, Technology,
COVID-19 fake news on Twitter
October 22, 2020
The latest survey conducted by the multi-university COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States, led...
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.
Faculty Research, Government Institutions, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
New Digital Realities; New Oversight Solutions
August 20, 2020
A new report by authors Tom Wheeler, Phil Verveer, and Gene Kimmelman addresses the challenge of government oversight for digital platform companies. It...
Disinformation, Faculty Research, 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...
Disinformation, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Understanding Misinformation on Mobile Instant Messengers (MIMs) in Developing Countries
May 27, 2020
This mixed-methods research project in Nigeria, India, and Pakistan consisted of surveys, survey experiments, and semi-structured interviews, designed...
Business & Economics, Discussion Papers, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Technology,
The Commercialization of Decision-Making: Towards a Regulatory Framework to Address Machine Bias over the Internet
April 24, 2020
This paper was originally published by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Dipayan Ghosh is a Shorenstein Fellow and co-director of the...
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...
Disinformation, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
Countering Negative Externalities in Digital Platforms
October 7, 2019
This Policy Paper is part of the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project’s efforts to explain and disseminate ideas about regulation of major technology...
Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Tech Policy, Technology,
The Right Way to Regulate Digital Platforms
September 18, 2019
This Policy Paper is part of the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project's efforts to explain and disseminate ideas about regulation of major technology...
Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications, Technology,
Digital Pay-Meter Playbook
August 13, 2019
The past half-decade has seen a digital subscription renaissance in the news publishing industry. Our research suggests publishers should invest in capabilities...