December 15, 2022
Facebook and the problem of truth
RSM Faculty Director Jonathan Zittrain and Jill Lepore test a fascinating idea that just might work: using high school ‘student juries’ to fact-check political ads.
December 14, 2022
Web3 Is Going Just Where?
Join Molly White of "Web3 is Going Just Great" fame and RSM Faculty Director Jonathan Zittrain for a wide-ranging fireside chat to ring in the new year. Jan 12, 2023, 12:30 PM ET. Registration required.
December 9, 2022
Can ChatGPT Make This Podcast?
RSM Affiliate Aviv Ovadya appears on Casey Newton and Kevin Roose’s “Hard Fork” podcast to discuss platform democracy proposals, which would give users real voice in the platform governance process.
December 2, 2022
Not all Superheroes Wear Capes: Identity Triggers the Trolls
Detailing the strategies used to spread online hate and abuse, RSM Assembly Fellow Kesa White argues that platforms must be attentive to the instrumental role of masked rhetoric and memes.
December 1, 2022
From Emergency to Prevention:
Protecting Journalists from Online Abuse
How can online technologies evolve to provide better safeguards to journalists? PEN America and RSM hosted an interdisciplinary workshop with reporters, academics, civil society experts, and platform representatives to brainstorm solutions.
August 17, 2022
Announcing the 2022-23 RSM Assembly Fellows
Thirteen interdisciplinary professionals who will build new interfaces, implement novel protocols, and create additional artifacts that reimagine digital social space in service of democracy and the public interest.
June 7, 2022
‘Living by Protocol’ meditates on the impact of social media and its future
MetaLAB (at) Harvard & FU Berlin exhibition, featuring RSM Sr. Advisor Sarah Newman, runs through July 3 at Harvard Art Museums.
January 9, 2023
Governance in Online Speech Leadership Series:
Applications now open for this interdisciplinary 3-day workshop, hosted by Visiting Scholar Kate Klonick.
April 12, 2022
Private Consciences and Public Companies: Whether and How to Work within Big Tech
Join us for an in-person panel discussion exploring the opportunities, challenges, and ethical considerations one may face when working in Big Tech.
March 2, 2022
The Technology Future We Want: Imagining Positive Futures for Social Media
This creative workshop will bring together a wide range of participants to consider the opportunities and risks of online communication, imagine the futures we want, and acknowledge the difficulty (and importance) of such explorations.