This article by Ethan Zuckerman was published in the Atlantic on August 26, 2021. Per their website: “The social giant kicked off researchers studying how political ads can encourage targeted voter suppression, leaving citizens with little insight into how they’re manipulated on the platform.”
An Illustrated Field Guide to Social Media
Ethan Zuckerman and Chand Rajendra-Nicolucci published the ebook An Illustrated Field Guide to Social Media with original artwork by Fiammetta Ghedini.
he book is adapted from the Mapping Social Media” series of blog posts written by Ethan and Chand for the Knight Foundation, documenting the wide variety of ways social media is put together on the Internet.
New Approaches to Platform Data Research
In March, we published iDPI’s first piece of research, New Approaches to Platform Data Research. This was written by Elizabeth Hansen-Shapiro, Michael Sugarman, Fernando Bermejo, and Ethan Zuckerman. Download the full report here. The white paper was originally commissioned by the NetGain partnership as a post-mortem on the Social Science One initiative. Ultimately, the research… Continue reading New Approaches to Platform Data Research
Prospect (UK): “How to make better algorithms: start with the people who train machines”
Ethan Zuckerman rights for Prospect about algorithmic justice.