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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Op-Ed by NULab Co-Director David Lazer in L.A. Times

Written on May 8, 2017 at 6:06 pm, by

NULab Co-Director David Lazer has co-authored an Op-Ed with Professor Matthew Baum of Harvard University for the L. A. Times: “Google and Facebook aren’t fighting fake news with the right weapons.” In this article, Lazer and Baum assert that the solutions companies such as Google and Facebook are pursuing in response to the problem of fake news  Continue Reading »

Combating Fake News: An Agenda for Research and Action

Written on May 1, 2017 at 9:15 am, by

“Combating Fake News: An Agenda for Research and Action” synthesizes the findings from a conference of the same name organized by Matthew Baum (Harvard), David Lazer (Northeastern), and Nicco Mele (Harvard) in February 2017. This report, written by David Lazer, Matthew Baum, Nir Grinberg, Lisa Friedland, Kenneth Joseph, Will Hobbs, and Carolina Mattsson, draws from  Continue Reading »