Toward a Better Internet

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Toward a Better Internet

Could a civic-minded digital media emerge as a counterweight to the current platform-dominated internet, where algorithms help spread mis- and disinformation, echo chambers cabin our online interactions, and tech giants dominate over a wide range of economic and expressive activities? 

This blog channel explores the possibility of building a better internet, one that facilitates public discourse, respects individual privacy, and fosters democratic processes. 

Advocacy

Press Statement

Knight Institute Responds to Oversight Board's Decision Upholding Suspension of Trump's Facebook Account

Ruling is “thoughtful and persuasive ”; Facebook should implement board’s recommendations quickly, Knight Institute says

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Research

Essays and Scholarship

Is the Administrative State Ready for Big Data?

Exploring the accountability challenges in environmental and public health regulation

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Analysis

Analysis

A First Amendment Agenda for the New Administration

How the Biden administration can reaffirm the freedoms of speech, association, and petition in its first 100 days

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Litigation

Lawsuit

Edgar v. Haines

A lawsuit challenging the government's system of "prepublication review"

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