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Ethics Around the Table: Alice Marwick (UNC, Communication), “When Norms Collide: Morally Motivated Networked Harassment”
March 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Alice E. Marwick is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Principal Researcher at theCenter for Information, Technology and Public Life, which she co-founded, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She researches the social, political, and cultural implications of popular social media technologies. In 2017, she co-authoredMedia Manipulation and Disinformation Online(Data & Society), a flagship report examining far-right online subcultures’ use of social media to spread disinformation, for which she was named one of2017’s Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine. Her work has been supported by the Carnegie Foundation, the Knight Foundation, the Luminate Group, the Digital Trust Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council, and she has held fellowships at the Data & Society Research Institute and the Institute of Arts & Humanities at UNC-CH. As a 2020 Andrew Carnegie fellow, she is working on a third book about online radicalization. In 2021, she was awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by the University of North Carolina.