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Decoder Newsletter: Algorithm Changes & Timnit Gebru Firing
Margaret Sessa-Hawkins | December 08, 2020
MapLight's Digital Deception Decoder newsletter looks at big changes to social media algorithms and the controversy surrounding Google's firing of Dr. Timnit Gebru, the co-lead of company's ethical AI team.
Decoder Newsletter: Is Trump’s Disinformation Working?
Margaret Sessa-Hawkins | November 30, 2020
MapLight's weekly newsletter outlining the latest news and research related to deceptive online politics looks at the impact of President Trump's election disinformation campaign.
Decoder Newsletter: Unceasing Electoral Disinformation
Margaret Sessa-Hawkins | November 23, 2020
MapLight's weekly newsletter outlining the latest news and research related to online political deception looks at how disinformation following the 2020 election just keeps coming.
It’s Social Media’s Business Model, Not ‘Bias,’ That Should Concern Congress
Viviana Padelli and Alec Saslow |
Instead of being side-tracked by political gamesmanship, Congress should use the weeks ahead to take a careful look at how social media and technology companies navigated the 2020 election to inform regulations moving forward.
Decoder Newsletter: Big Tech Under Biden
Margaret Sessa-Hawkins |
MapLight's weekly newsletter outlining the latest news and research related to online political deception looks at what the world of Big Tech may look like under the Biden administration.
Decoder Newsletter: What Next? Disinformation Post-Election
Margaret Sessa-Hawkins and Viviana Padelli |
MapLight's weekly newsletter outlining the latest in online political deception looks at the days following the historic 2020 U.S. election.
Decoder Newsletter: Disinformation and the Election
Viviana Padelli and Margaret Sessa-Hawkins |
Maplight's weekly newsletter on deceptive digital politics look at the concerns surrounding disinfomration and the 2020 election.