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Joan Donovan on The Open Mind: Social Media Platforms and Their Irresponsibility

HEFFNER: I’m Alexander Heffner, your host on The Open Mind. We’ve intently covered technologies that degrade democracy and civil society here on the program, and today we resume that examination. Joan Donovan is the project lead for media manipulation at Data and Society. She’s conducted action research to map and improve the communication infrastructure built […]

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Google’s bias problem is more complicated than you think

– Google has a bias problem. Or at least congress seems to think it does. When the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, went before congress, the committee was very concerned that the search engine might somehow be biased. – It’s not possible for an individual employee or groups of employees to manipulate our search results. […]

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