On Wednesday Jan 18 2017 the New York and Washington, DC Chapters of the Internet Society will hold a joint panel discussion – Content Rules?! Newsfeeds, Algorithms, Content Moderation, and Ethics – at the American University in DC, and GrubHub in NYC. Our panel will address the technical and ethical questions raised by the social, political, and economic impact of the increasing prominence of these algorithmically negotiated information spaces, including: Should these platforms be considered public spaces? What are the impacts of (algorithmically) moderated content? Should the public have a right to see and know the algorithms being used to moderate and control content? At what point do we consider private platforms as media?Panelists: In Washington, DC – Jessa Lingel – Assistant Professor, Annenberg School of Communications; Andrew Bridges – Partner, Fenwick & West LLP.
In New York, Gilad Lotan – Head of Data Science @buzzfeed; Arthi Murugesan – Lead Data Scientist at Grubhub. Additional panelists TBA shortly! The event will be webcast live on the Internet Society Livestream Channel (no registration required).
What: Content Rules?! Newsfeeds, Algorithms, Content Moderation, and Ethics
Where: American University DC & GrubHub NYC
When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Attend NYC: https://www.meetup.com/isoc-ny/events/236853243/
Attend DC: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/content-rules-newsfeeds-algorithms-content-moderation-and-ethics-tickets-31068860799
Twitter: #contentrules https://twitter.com/hashtag/ContentRules