‘Transparency reports’ from tech giants are vague on how they’re combating misinformation. It’s time for legislation
Recently, concerns have been raised over the harm caused by misinformation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and federal elections.
Wrong, Elon Musk: the big problem with free speech on platforms isn’t censorship. It’s the algorithms
There’s a tension between facilitating free and fair debate on social media, and businesses’ bottom line. And it must be resolved with the public interest in mind.
Musk and the freedom to tweet (absolutely anything)
As a vehement Twitter critic and free speech absolutist, what does Elon Musk want to do as Twitter's largest shareholder?
Fake fact-checking and disinformation
This week: fake fact-checking videos take disinformation to a different level.
Facebook: a troll’s paradise
What does it mean when a social network's algorithms favour anonymous groups bearing propaganda and misinformation?
Cybersecurity and women with Meraiah Foley
This week: on International Women's Day why cybersecurity needs more women and what we can do about it with expert Dr Meraiah Foley.
COVID-19 misinformation spread by just 12 people
What are the disadvantages of individual connectivity at scale?
Misinformation, fake news and elections on The Future, This Week
This week: Jevin West joins us to discuss disinformation in social media in the wake of the US election.
Repertoires of collaboration to create situational awareness during the COVID-19 crisis
We are currently witnessing a complex interaction between our health, social, economic and political systems which is being impacted by our current lack of confidence in our COVID-19 situational awareness.