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LA Times

August 6, 2020 | The Los Angeles Times
A ‘war room’ that arms Black and Latino voters against disinformation
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Upworthy

August 3, 2020 | Upworthy
Disinformation campaigns are prevalent during crises — here’s how you can protect yourself
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Fast Company

July 29, 2020 | Fast Company
Is the explosion of COVID-19 conspiracies changing people’s real-world behavior?
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

the conversation

July 23, 2020 | The Conversation
Disinformation campaigns are murky blends of truth, lies and sincere beliefs – lessons from the pandemic
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Washington post

July 22, 2020 | The Conversation
Twitter crackdown on conspiracy theories could set agenda for other social media
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

King 5 logo

July 21, 2020 | King 5
Think you can solve Seattle's traffic problem? Prove it in a video game
Yuwen Li,  Master's student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Venture Beat

July 14, 2020 | Venture Beat
‘Fundamentally flawed’ study describes facial recognition system designed to identify non-binary
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Edge Media Network

July 9, 2020 | Edge Media Network
Is Artificial Intelligence Queerphobic?
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Seattle Times

July 5, 2020 | The Seattle Times
COVID-19 meets Election 2020: the perfect storm for misinformation
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

June 18, 2020 | New Scientist
Uber and Lyft pricing algorithms charge more in non-white areas
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

New York Times logo

June 16, 2020 | The New York Times
Who’s a Bot? Who’s Not?
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

King 5 logo

June 4, 2020 | New Day Northwest
Fighting against the rising tide of misinformation
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

NBC News

May 14, 2020 | NBC News
These disinformation researchers saw the coronavirus 'infodemic' coming
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Chronicle logo

May 8, 2020 | The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Quandary: How Can I Represent My Department in a Season of Budget Cuts?
Cynthia Atman, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Washington post

May 8, 2020 | The Washington Post
This covid-19 misinformation went viral. Here’s what we learned.
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

The Atlantic

April 29, 2020 | The Atlantic
Why the Coronavirus Is So Confusing
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Tech stream

April 27, 2020 | Brookings Tech Stream
How to cope with an infodemic
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

npr

April 20, 2020 | NPR
Comic: Fake News Can Be Deadly. Here's How To Spot It
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Washington post

April 13, 2020 | The Washington Post
How false hope spread about hydroxychloroquine to treat covid-19 — and the consequences that followed
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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April 12, 2020 | Geekwire
Experts share tips on how to staunch the coronavirus misinformation ‘infodemic’
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

PBS logo

April 10, 2020 | PBS News Hour
Why uncertainty about coronavirus breeds opportunity for misinformation
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

New York Times logo

April 3, 2020 | New York Times
What We Pretend to Know About the Coronavirus Could Kill Us
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

ZD Net

April 1, 2020 | ZD Net
AI for business: What's going wrong, and how to get it right​
David McDonald, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Mother Jones

March 14, 2020 | Mother Jones
Why Coronavirus Misinformation Is Out of Control​
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Cigi

March 19, 2020 | Centre for International Governance Innovation
Gender Bias in Technology: How Far Have We Come and What Comes Next?
Os Keyes, PhD student in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Seattle Times

March 16, 2020 | The Seattle Times
The coronavirus is forcing many colleges to go online only. But will it work for everyone?
Brock Craft, senior lecturer in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Guardian

March 14, 2020 | The Guardian
Fake news about Covid-19 can be as dangerous as the virus
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Axios

March 13, 2020 | Axios
The new threat of unintentional coronavirus misinformation
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Wired

March 11, 2020 | Wired
To Fight Covid-19, Curb the Spread of Germs—and Rumors
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

KUOW

March 11, 2020 | KUOW
Seattle Now: Too much information
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

KUOW

March 2, 2020 | KUOW
This Seattle professor conquers fear by flying stunt planes
Cecilia Aragon, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Seattle Met

March 2, 2020 | Seattle Met
Can a New Think Tank Rescue Us from the Misinformation Age?
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

pcmag

February 24, 2020 | PC Mag
This Robot Wants to Help Stressed-Out Teens
Elin Björling, senior research scientist, Human Centered Design & Engineering

KUOW

February 16, 2020 | KUOW
Telling fact from fiction in the information age
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

Huffington post

January 29, 2020 | The Huffington Post
The 'Useful Idiots': How These British Academics Helped Russia Deny War Crimes At The UN
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

GeekWire

January 25, 2020 | GeekWire
‘Think more, share less’: Fake news researchers offer tips to avoid online manipulation
Kate Starbird, associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

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