Twitter’s Newsworthiness Standard – What is It?

This piece by Professor Ellen P. Goodman was published by Tech Policy Press. Twitter adopted a policy last week that forbids the posting of private photos and videos of someone without their permission. The reason, it said, was to protect the vulnerable, especially “women, activists, dissidents, and members of minority communities” who are harassed and … Continue reading Twitter’s Newsworthiness Standard – What is It?

Critical AI is an interdisciplinary initiative

Rutgers University’s Critical AI is hosting a workshop series on “The Ethics of Data Curation.” Supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Rutgers Global through a collaboration between Rutgers and the Australian National University. RIIPL co-director Professor Ellen P. Goodman is on the Critical AI steering committee. The workshop kicks off on Thursday, 10/7/2021 … Continue reading Critical AI is an interdisciplinary initiative

Professor Ellen Goodman’s Work Profiled by GMF Digital

Ellen P. Goodman, non-resident senior fellow at the Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative, has just published with Sanjay Jolly a paper on renewing the traditional American commitment to “full stack” public media to address our information disorder. She has also just published the second in a series on how the FTC should respond to President Biden’s executive order on … Continue reading Professor Ellen Goodman’s Work Profiled by GMF Digital

Prof. Michael Carrier’s work cited in Supreme Court opinion

In NCAA v. Alston, the Supreme Court, in a 9-0 opinion written by Justice Gorsuch, ruled in favor of student-athletes and against the NCAA on the issue of whether the restriction of education-related benefits violated antitrust law. The Court’s opinion was consistent with several of the points Prof. Michael Carrier and Chris Sagers made in … Continue reading Prof. Michael Carrier’s work cited in Supreme Court opinion