How to Stop Misinformation
An approach to threading the needle of privacy/encryption and protection against misinformation, focusing particularly on the context of India and WhatsApp.
January 25, 2019
Harvard Business Review.
Is Your Company Ready to Protect Its Reputation from Deep Fakes?
Why the business community should care about “deep fakes”, and why we all need to work together on mitigation.
November 8, 2018
The Washington Post.
In a digital reality, who can we trust?
High level overview of the societal impacts of advances in audio and video manipulation (“deep fakes”), and what can be done about it.
February 22, 2018
White Papers
Columbia Journalism Review.
What is credibility made of?
The constituent parts of credibility, and how understanding them can help us measure the credibility of news at greater scale.
March 21, 2019
Center for Social Media Responsibility.
Iffy Quotient: A Platform Health Metric for Misinformation
October 10, 2018
Other Writing
What do we mean by “quality news?”
November 16, 2018
Infrastructure against misinformation
June 5, 2017
“Can we survive technology?”
June 1, 2017
How to fix our news ecosystem
January 5, 2017
Dying Journalism and Deadly Water
November 12, 2016