June 1, 2023

Archives for November 2022

CITP Seeks Postdocs for Fellows Program

Those with a background in information integrity, or in precision health are especially encouraged to apply. As part of our Fellows program, CITP is hiring a Postdoctoral Research Associate. This position is designed for people who have recently received or are about to receive a Ph.D. Applicants should have experience conducting research in at least […]

CITP is Hiring a Professor

We are seeking an Assistant, Associate, or Full professor whose work aligns with one or more of our three focus areas. Please visit the Princeton University open position’s page for more details about the position and the application. Both CITP and Princeton University seek for our research communities to be diverse and inclusive. This commitment […]

Princeton CITP Launches the Digital Witness Lab to Help Journalists Track Bad Actors on Platforms

Read the full announcement and Q & A with Investigative Data Journalist and Engineer, Surya Mattu. Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) is excited to announce the launch of the Digital Witness Lab — an innovative research laboratory where engineers will design software and hardware tools to track the inner workings of social media platforms, and help journalists […]

An Introduction to My Project: Algorithmic Amplification and Society

This article was originally published on the Knight Institute website at Columbia University. The distribution of online speech today is almost wholly algorithm-mediated. To talk about speech, then, we have to talk about algorithms. In computer science, the algorithms driving social media are called recommendation systems, and they are the secret sauce behind Facebook and […]