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Joan Barata on the EU’s Digital Services Act

May 27, 2022

The DSA is a remarkable and unique proposal in the field of online platform regulation, but it threatens freedom of expression, CMDS Fellow Joan Barata argues in two articles on the EU’s proposed new Digital Services Act.

Courtney Radsch on CNN: Should Social Media Ban Racist Conspiracy Theories?

May 26, 2022

Talking to CNN, CMDS Fellow Courtney Radsch argued against banning the discussion of the racist conspiracy theory that motivated the mass shooter in Buffalo, NY, calling for other means to deal with such ideologies.

Gill Phillips Discusses the Guardian’s Policies on User Content at Western Balkans Media Conference

May 25, 2022

CMDS Fellow Gill Phillips gave a short talk on the Guardian’s moderation policies at the Innovations and Solutions in Media Conference, a regional event for journalists and experts from the Western Balkans.

Sandra Ristovska Wins ICA ACSJ Outstanding Book Award

May 24, 2022

Our Fellow Sandra Ristovska has been awarded with the ICA Activism, Communication & Social Justice Outstanding Book Award 2022 for her book Seeing Human Rights: Video Activism as a Proxy Profession.

CMDS Fellows at ICA 2022

May 24, 2022

Several CMDS Fellows participate in the 72nd conference of the International Communication Association, held in a hybrid format in Paris, 26-30 May.