Lauren Hanson is a Research Analyst with an interest in the intersection of data and media, data methodologies, and ethics. Previously she was the Research Manager at Harmony Institute, an applied research center that studies the effects of media on social issues. She holds an MA in Economics from New York University and a BA in English from SUNY Geneseo.
Data & SocietyThis primer explores issues of algorithmic accountability, or the process of assigning responsibility for harm when algorithmic decision-making results in discriminatory and inequitable outcomes. Read moreApril 2018
Data & SocietyNew Data & Society report clarifies uses of "fake news" and analyzes four specific strategies for intervention. Read moreFebruary 2018