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Databite No. 27: Jeffrey Lane

The Prosecutorial Affordances of Social Media


March 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Data & Society
36 West 20th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY, 10011

Databites are Data & Society's weekly lunch conversations focused on unresolved questions and timely topics of interest to our community. To request an invitation, please email events at data society dot net.

Jeffrey Lane on The Prosecutorial Affordances of Social Media:

Jeffrey Lane will talk about how gangs are defined and prosecuted through their social media use, drawing on a preliminary content analysis of conspiracy indictments and his fieldwork on street life in Harlem. He is looking for new perspectives to help grapple with this material and what it means in the context of community.