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Jef Ausloos interviewed by NRC on the new report on platform transparency

Jef Ausloos was interviewed by NRC.nl (Dutch newspaper) in the context of his new study (in collaboration with Paddy Leerssen and Pim ten Thije), which was published by AlgorithmWatch in cooperation with the European Policy Centre. The interview can be read via the following link (Dutch): https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2020/06/25/we-moeten-sociale-media-dwingen-transparant-te-zijn-a4003962

Paddy interviewed by AD OchtendShow

ICDS researcher Paddy Leerssen was interviewed for the Dutch news program AD OchtendShow, where he talked about Twitter’s recent decision to fact-check US president Donald Trump’s posts. The interview is available here.

NOS Nieuwsuur: Chaos around the procedure for Corona apps

Last week in The Netherlands, 7 companies presented their proposal of possible Corona tracking apps during a digital event. Scientists and experts express their concerns about these tracking and tracing apps. In an interview with NOS Nieuwsuur, Natali Helberger raises questions about the use and introduction of these apps, the societal implications, and possible alternatives …

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Tom in NOS Nieuwsuur!

This week, Twitter’s founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, announced the company’s plan to ban all political ads on the platform. Tom Dobber, PhD researcher in political moicrotargeting on the Personalised Communication project was interviewed by NOS Nieuwsuur Dutch current affairs television program broadcasted daily. He expressed some reservations about Twitter’s move, and also adressed a …

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