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Teaching Tech about Race, The Invasion of Sutherland Springs: J+D Digest

Journalists and designers tell stories, but we also read, listen, watch, play… So periodically we round up stories that the Journalism + Design team are looking at, listening to, and interacting with. Studies suggest teaching our tech about demographics can help it perform better across the board, but a dangerous question remains: should we teach ++++++++>

Ad-Supported Dystopia, Juvenile Justice, Journalism’s Class Problem: J+D Digest

Journalists and designers tell stories, but we also read, listen, watch, play… So periodically we round up stories that the Journalism + Design team are looking at, listening to, and interacting with. Sure, algorithms keep our digital lives organized and specific, but at what cost? Zeynep Tufekci argues that we’re building a virtual dystopia to ++++++++>

Murdoch v. Platforms, Sick Systems, Inmates w/o A/C: J+D links

Journalists and designers tell stories, but we also read, listen, watch, play… So periodically we round up stories that Journalism + Design faculty are looking at, listening to, and interacting with. Heather Chaplin: A Prototype for Stemming the Flood of Misinformation during Breaking News Events (Misinfocon) Allison Lichter: Explore how Rupert Murdoch has become an ++++++++>

Snopes, Group Chats, an End to First Click Free: J+D Links

Journalists and designers tell stories, but we also read, listen, watch, play… So periodically we round up stories that Journalism + Design faculty are looking at, listening to, and interacting with. Here’s what caught our attention this week: Irwin Chen: Anyone looking for a timely example of telling a story purely through visual imagery need ++++++++>

Tech in the Crosshairs, Illustrating Rape, Bodegas and Diapers: A J+D Link Roundup

Journalists and designers tell stories, but we also read, listen, watch, play… So periodically, we’ll be rounding up a few stories that Journalism + Design faculty are looking at, listening to… Here’s what’s caught our attention this week: Heather Chaplin: Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker, Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds. This is part of ++++++++>