Media Manipulation, Amplification and Responsibility

Presented at ONA18
September 12, 2018
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Over the past year, the researchers at Data & Society have looked into a range of cross-cutting issues affecting journalism right now. They’ve discussed media manipulation and journalism’s role in amplifying bad actors; solutions for addressing fake news; and the media’s responsibility for handling high-profile suicides or other crisis events. Founder of Data & Society, danah boyd, kicks off ONA18 by providing a strategic look at the media landscape, as well as where we might start addressing these sticky challenges.

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danah boyd
Principal Researcher Microsoft Research, Founder/President Data & Society, Microsoft Research; Data & Society
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