TEC Talks - Joan Donovan, Ph.D.


Location: Zoom

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On Monday, 2/15, we were joined by Dr. Joan Donovan, who will be discussing her recent HBR article How Social Media’s Obsession with Scale Supercharged Disinformation

Dr. Joan Donovan is the Research Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Dr. Donovan leads the field in examining internet and technology studies, online extremism, media manipulation, and disinformation campaigns.

Dr. Donovan leads The Technology and Social Change Project (TaSC). TaSC explores how media manipulation is a means to control public conversation, derail democracy, and disrupt society. TaSC conducts research, develops methods, and facilitates workshops for journalists, policy makers, technologists, and civil society organizations on how to detect, document, and debunk media manipulation campaigns.