My new book, Mistrust: How Losing Faith in Institutions Provides the Tools to Transform Them, launches today. For those of you who live near me in western New England, I’ll be on WAMC with Joe Donahue this morning talking about… Read More »Mistrust, or Books as Letters to a Future World
My US readers – Let’s be honest: you’re doomscrolling. It’s not helping. Unless you’re an attorney who can intervene legally in a voter intimidation scenario, there’s very little useful you can do right now. You have permission to doomscroll after… Read More »Stop Doomscrolling. Hang out with smart folks trying to build better futures online.
(By Ethan and Chand Rajendra-Nicolucci of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University) As we head towards a pivotal US presidential election in early November, social media platforms are coming under scrutiny. Will they be flooded with disinformation seeking… Read More »Beyond Facebook Logic: Help us Identify and Map Alternative Social Media!