Media and News


Twitter wants your help fighting falsehoods. It’s risky, but it might just work ~ Fast Company 1.28.21

Trump Is Gone But Women Of Colour Are Still Suffering ~ Huffington Post 1.29.21

Bots in Blackface – The rise of fake black people on social media promoting political agendas ~ 50BlackEnterprise 8.22.19

Elected officials faced relentless harassment and threats of violence this year — women got some of the worst of it ~ 19th News 12.30.20

Coronavirus misinformation crosses divides to infect black social media ~ NBC News 5.2.20

You are probably spreading misinformation. Here’s how to stop. ~ Washington Post

Statement on Joining the Independent Facebook Oversight Board ~ Real Facebook Oversight Board

Manipulation Machines, How Disinformation campaigns suppress the Black Vote.  ~  Columbia Journalism Review

The Toxins We Carry, Disinformation is polluting our media environment. Facts won’t save us. ~ Columbia Journalism Review

Trolls use a little-known Twitter feature to swarm others with abuse, and their targets say Twitter hasn’t done much to stop it. CNBC June 2019

TV and Videos

Disinformation, domestic extremism, and the threat to democracy ~ Atlantic Council 1.28.21

Russians Are Using Twitter To Start That Race War ~ Act.TV 7.17.20

How Black Women & Girls Are Being Attacked Online ~ Now This News 2.19.19

Angelo Carusone on AM Joy: In order to combat white supremacy, tech companies must embrace a holistic approach to enforcing terms of service ~ MSNBC 5.5.19

Online election interference targeting blacks in 2016 continues ~ MSNBC 12.8.19

What Voter Suppression Looks Like Online ~ Vox

Fighting Back Against Disinformation and Digital Voter Suppression ~ Indivisible Plus Washington

How to Respond to Disinformation and Digital Voter Suppression ~ Indivisible Plus Washington

How to spot a Russian bot on Twitter
Russians Targeting African Americans segment #AMJoy
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Audio/ Podcasts

DISINFORMED: Black women tried to tell you – There Are No Girls On The Internet Podcast Jan 28, 2021

Fighting for Equality in Tech with Shireen Mitchell of Stop Online Violence Against Women – The Great Battlefield Podcast

Two Pandemics in America, Momocrats

George Takei’s Oh Myyy Pod! Episode 5: ‘To Shame Or Not To Shame’, Sept. 18, 2019

Speaking Events

From Online Message Boards to Trump’s Tweets: How Fake News and Online Harassment are Threatening Our Democracy