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    Source Hacking details the techniques used by media manipulators to target journalists and other influential public figures to pick up falsehoods and unknowingly amplify them to the public. Read more
    September 2019
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    “Digital Identity in the Migration & Refugee Context” analyzes the challenges of continually collecting identity data from migrants & refugees. Read more
    April 2019
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    "AI in Context" shows how automated and AI technologies are reconfiguring work in small family-owned farms and grocery stores. Read more
    January 2019
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    New report by Robyn Caplan illustrates the organizational contexts of three types of content moderation strategies by drawing from interviews with 10 major digital platforms. Read more
    November 2018
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    Data Craft analyzes how bad actors manipulate metadata to create effective disinformation campaigns and provides tips for researchers and technology companies trying to spot this “data craft.” Read more
    November 2018
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    Weaponizing the Digital Influence Machine: The Political Perils of Online Ad Tech identifies the technologies, conditions, and tactics that enable today’s digital advertising infrastructure to be weaponized by political and anti-democratic actors. Read more
    October 2018
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    In the new Data & Society report “Governing Artificial Intelligence,” Mark Latonero assesses how human rights can be applied in the governance of AI and offers initial recommendations for stakeholders. Read more
    October 2018
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    "Alternative Influence" by Rebecca Lewis identifies an alternative media system on YouTube that adopts the techniques of brand influencers to build audiences and “sell” them political ideology. Read more
    September 2018
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    Drawn from the experiences of U.S. ridehail, care, and cleaning platform workers, new Data & Society report demonstrates how technology reshapes the future of labor. Read more
    June 2018
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    New Data & Society report recommends editorial “better practices” for reporting on online bigots and manipulators; interviews journalists on accidental amplification of extreme agendas Read more
    May 2018
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