In the News: May 2017

UCLA's public scholarship this month includes the moral responsibility of social media, LAUSD school board elections, and college students' political leanings.

HERI: Today’s College Students More Cost-Conscious Than Ever
Mic, May 1, 2017

Kevin Eagan: College Freshmen More Politically Polarized
The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2017

HERI: Political Division Soars on Campus, Survey Finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 1, 2017

Kevin Eagan: College Freshmen Weighed Their Votes in 2016 Election
Inside Higher Ed, May 1, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Users Not to Blame When Facebook Violence Goes Unreported
The Verge, May 1, 2017

Kevin Eagan: Freshman Class Most Politically Divided and Interested in Last 50 Years
The Los Angeles Times, May 1, 2017

HERI: Survey Reveals All-Time High in Left-Leaning Female Students
The Washington Post, May 2, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Facebook’s Mass Hiring of Moderators Not Enough to Address Objectionable Content, May 3, 2017

HERI: Women More Concerned About Paying for College Than Men
U.S. News & World Report, May 3, 2017

Kevin Eagan: Divisiveness of 2016 Election Affected College Voters

Pedro Noguera: Public Schooling Allowed to Deteriorate
The Atlantic, May 4, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Who is Responsible for Preventing Murders from Being Posted on Facebook?
RT America, May 4, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Monitoring Online Violence Can Cause Trauma
The Washington Post, May 4, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Mental Health of Online Content Moderators is at Risk
The Guardian, May 4, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: No Known Computational Mechanism to Monitor Online Content
ABC News, May 4, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Invisible Workforce of Online Content Moderators
L’Humanite, May 10, 2017

Safiya U. Noble: How to Stay Safe Online
Fox News LA, May 11, 2017

Ramesh Srinivasan: The Dangers of a Not-So-Neutral Internet
U.S. News & World Report, May 11, 2017

Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles: Are Charter Schools Widening Racial Divides?
The Washington Post, May 16, 2017

Mitchell Chang: More Favorable View of Community Colleges
The Christian Science Monitor, May 17, 2017

John Rogers:  School Board Election Run on Assumption of Schools’ Failures
KPCC-FM, May 17, 2017

Pedro Noguera: How Will Charter Schools Movement Shape LAUSD?
KCBS-TV, May 17, 2017

Pedro Noguera and John Rogers: Can Charter School Officials Lead From Within?
The Los Angeles Times, May 18, 2017

Pedro Noguera: Problems Faced by Public Schooling Were Not Addressed by Recent Election
KCAL-TV, May 18, 2017

John Rogers: New Board Members Represent Dramatic Change
KPCC-FM, May 18, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Definition of Inappropriate Online Content Open to “Disastrous” Interpretations
The Guardian, May 21, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Facebook’s Power is Outsized
BBC’s “Outside Sources,” May 22, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: The Guardian’s Documents Attest That Facebook Has Editorial Control
Le Monde, May 23, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Volume of Inappropriate Online Content No Longer Containable
The Verge, May 25, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: A Crisis in Online Content Moderation
BBC World Service, May 26, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: How Facebook Moderates Content
The Agenda, May 26, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Facebook and the Ethics of Moderation
The Listening Post, Al Jazeera, May 27, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Meeting the Internet Moderators
The Times (UK), May 27, 2017

Ramesh Srinivasan: Technology Does Not Create a Truly Global Community
Mother Jones, May 28, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts: Social Media Platforms Avoid Implication in Objectionable Human Behavior
KPCC-FM, May 29, 2017

Pedro Noguera: School Board Election Results More Symbolic Than Impactful
Los Angeles Daily News, May 29, 2017