Algorithms are the New Gatekeepers

This session is sponsored by Robert R. McCormick Foundation

Algorithms make many decisions for users in the marketplace of ideas. They dictate our search results, the ads we see, and the news stories that reach us. As journalists, we need to learn to hold algorithms -- and their designers -- accountable for the ethical implications they create.
Slides for this session can be found here.

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— This session will have live video

— This session will have recorded audio


Kelly McBride - Vice President for Academic Programs, Poynter
@KellyMcB |

Nick Diakopoulos - Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
@ndiakopoulos |