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HKS Magazine: Professor Todd Rogers and the Behavioral Insights Group
September 14, 2021
Todd Rogers, Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School and a new resident faculty member of the Shorenstein Center, was profiled in the latest issue...
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Nancy Gibbs reflects on writing the TIME cover story about the September 11th attacks
September 10, 2021
"If you want to humble an empire it makes sense to maim its cathedrals. They are symbols of its faith, and when they crumple and burn, it tells us we are...
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Dr. Joan Donovan's work profiled in The Boston Globe
August 23, 2021
"Every day around 9 p.m., Joan Donovan bids her wife good night, heads into her home office — which she calls the “dungeon” — and binges white supremacist...
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Harvard Magazine Features Shorenstein Center Disinformation Researchers
June 16, 2021
Dr. Joan Donovan, Shorenstein Center Research Director and Director of the Technology and Social Change Project, is featured in this month's Harvard...
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Ann Cooper on the arrest of Raman Pratasevich in Belarus
May 25, 2021
Ann Cooper was a 2020 Joan Shorenstein Fellow. She previously served as executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists from 1998 until June...
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Covid Relief Bill Throws Lifeline to Transform Local News
March 10, 2021
A provision in the $1.9-trillion Covid-19 relief bill passed today by the House of Representatives will provide $86 billion in grants to failing multi-employer...
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What will it take to stand up again together? Start with accountability
September 14, 2020
The United States succumbed to a “cascade of crises” in the spring and summer of 2020, as the nation simultaneously grappled with a pandemic, a recession,...
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India’s TikTok Ban Dispels the Myth of the "China Bogeyman"
September 14, 2020
US tech giants like Mark Zuckerberg have long warned that heavy regulation on data collection for social media platforms like Facebook will strengthen...
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Big Tech: Regulation and Moderation
July 29, 2020
The heads of the "Big Four" tech companies – Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook – are testifying today in front of the House Judiciary Committee as part...
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You Purged Racists From Your Website? Great, Now Get to Work
July 28, 2020
The comment sections of social media platforms hold some of the most vitriolic outbursts of hate on the internet. Despite this, US tech giants remain...
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