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4 ways to protect yourself from disinformation

Elizabeth Stoycheff, Wayne State University You might have fallen for someone’s attempt to disinform you about current events. But it’s not your fault. Even the most...

Livestreamed massacre means it’s time to shut down Facebook Live

Jennifer Grygiel, Syracuse University When word broke that the massacre in New Zealand was livestreamed on Facebook, I immediately thought of Robert Godwin Sr. In...

Clean up your cyber-hygiene – 6 changes to make in the...

Elissa Redmiles, University of Maryland Data breaches, widespread malware attacks and microtargeted personalized advertising were lowlights of digital life in 2018. As technologies change, so does...

Threats remain to US voting system – and voters’ perceptions of...

Richard Forno, University of Maryland, Baltimore County As the 2018 midterms proceed, there are still significant risks to the integrity of the voting system –...

How Australia can help the US make democracy harder to hack

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University and Matthew Sussex, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University In the drumbeat of reports about Russian attempts to undermine...

Facebook begins to shift from being a free and open platform...

Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University When Facebook recently removed several accounts for trying to influence the 2018 midterm elections, it was the company’s latest move...

Profit, not free speech, governs media companies’ decisions on controversy

Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan For decades, U.S. media companies have limited the content they’ve offered based on what’s good for business. The decisions by...

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