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Databite No. 107: Real Talk about Fake News | Nabiha Syed in conversation with Claire Wardle and Joan Donovan
Data & Society Research Institute, New York, New York United States

Data & Society welcomes American media and technology lawyer Nabiha Syed in conversation with First Draft’s Claire Wardle and Data & Society Media Manipulation/Platform Accountability Research Lead Joan Donovan. “Fake news” isn’t exactly new: Tabloids have long hawked alien baby photos and Elvis sightings. Many have thus argued that fake news—propaganda, misinformation, and conspiracy theories—have always existed, and therefore requires Continue... Read more...

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Digital Life Seminar Series
Cornell Tech Campus, New York, NY


Eastern Sociological Society 2018 Annual Meeting


Strata Data Conference
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA


Log Out! Worker Resistance Within and Against the Platform Economy
McLuhan Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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Data & Society's speaker series – Databites – is geared toward engaging our network and the broader public on unresolved questions and timely topics of interest to the D&S community.

Recent databites

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Databite 105: Regulating Informational Infrastructure

K. Sabeel Rahman

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Databite 96: Post-Truth and New Realities: Algorithms, Alternative Facts, and Digital Ethics

Maurizo Ferraris and Martin Scherzinger

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Databite 97: Why Should We Care About the Failure of the British Computing Industry?

Marie Hicks


Recent podcasts

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The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson

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The New Governors: The People, Rules, and Processes Governing Online Speech

Kate Klonick

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Future Perfect: Designer and Discarded Genomes

Ruha Benjamin

Fellows Program

Our annual Fellowship Program supports Data & Society’s crucial ongoing field-building work at the intersection of data-centric technology and society.

Hosting a variety of practitioners and academics–data scientists and engineers, lawyers and librarians, ethnographers and creators, historians and activists–each class of Data & Society fellows connects us more deeply to the field through individual projects, mutual support, contribution to core research projects, and insightful public communications.

During their time at Data & Society, this 2016-2017 class had work appear in the New York Times op-ed, technology, and arts sections; at Internet Freedom Forum, the Museum of Modern Art, W3C, Personal Democracy Forum, RightsCon, and Eyeo Festival; and in viral digital videos about data surveillance and bio-design.

Our call for fellows is now closed.


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