A short assessment of how the information distribution ecosystem has changed since COVID-19 and the death of George Floyd
Marc Ambinder
On April 10, when Apple and Google announced an unprecedented partnership to build a contact tracing protocol, some privacy advocates reacted with alar…
Marc Ambinder
What I See When I l LookThrough Bart Gellman's Dark Mirror
Marc Ambinder
If states begin to manage the number of COVID-19 hospital admissions through mitigation and suppression, they will then need to adopt an aggressive and…
Marc Ambinder
Twitter's Crowdsourced Content Moderation
Marc Ambinder
President Trump’s regular news briefings spread harmful misinformation about public health. The gap between the lived reality of the coronavirus pandem…
Marc Ambinder
A few days ago, thousands of Americans received text messages from “a very reliable intel” source warning of a nationwide quarantine, of a mandatory tw…
Marc Ambinder
The United States has no national strategy to combat #coronavirus-related misinformation. Preventing foreign countries from interfering in U.S. electio…
Marc Ambinder
Misinformation alert: On Twitter Friday morning, a well-meaning doctor from the Pacific Northwest has posted a long “heard from a front-line Seattle do…
Marc Ambinder
Plus: should campaigns complain about misleading content to platforms?
Marc Ambinder
(And a Facebook loophole that Trump's campaign is exploiting)
Marc Ambinder
Out there, I see a lot of information, but very little wisdom, about the novel coronavirus, and COVID-19, the illness that it causes. Every facet of Th…
Marc Ambinder