News literacy

Read my early reporting on the wave of propaganda that hit social media during the 2016 presidential election. Monitoring online disinformation and its consequences inspired me to raise awareness around journalism ethics and practices. From 2018 to 2021, I ran volunteer organization Journalists in Classrooms, which sent journalists to classrooms as guest speakers.

The New York Times is expanding comments with the help of Google’s AI

Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and changing us. The New York Times says it is going to expand the availability of online comments from 10 percent of articles to 80 percent by the end of the year, without adding more moderators to its staff. How are they going to do this? With a machine-learning algorithm, of course. The Times today is rolling out a new structure of comment moderation using software from Google called Perspective, developed by the company’s incub