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14 February 2024

#dsa #publicsphere

DSA Day and platform risks

Got Complaints? Want Data? Digital Service Coordinators will have your back – or will they?

The Digital Services Act (DSA) is the EU’s new regulation against risks from online platforms and search engines. It has been in effect since 2023, but 17 February 2024 marks “DSA Day,” on which many of the regulation’s most impactful provisions come into force.

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22 January 2024

Third cohort of AlgorithmWatch fellows will investigate discrimination in the financial sector

As part of AlgorithmWatch's algorithmic accountability reporting fellowship, seven journalists and researchers will work together to unveil discriminating outcomes and practices arising from the use of automated decision making systems in Europe's financial sector.

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16 January 2024

JobAlert: We are looking for a Head of PR & Outreach

AlgorithmWatch is looking for a Head of PR & Outreach for the Berlin office.

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16 January 2024

Social media

AlgorithmWatch suspends activities on X, formally known as Twitter

Starting today, AlgorithmWatch ceases publication on X/Twitter. The decision follows the continuous and rapid disintegration of the social network since its new owner took over a year ago.

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15 January 2024

JobAlert: We are looking for a Senior Campaign Manager

Part-time or full-time with 30-40 hours per week

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15 November 2023

AI Safety Summit

Missed Opportunities to Address Real Risks

The UK did not need to throw its full weight behind the Frontier Risks narrative - there are other approaches it could have taken.

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23 October 2023

The 5 Best Podcasts on Algorithms and Work

Interested in how algorithmic systems affect us at work? Here are some well-researched podcast episodes to get drawn into.

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11 October 2023

Game

Can you break the algorithm?

AlgorithmWatch releases an online game on algorithmic accountability journalism. Players act as a journalist who researches the details of a social network’s algorithm.

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2 October 2023

Apply now for the next round of AlgorithmWatch’s algorithmic accountability reporting fellowship

Last year, AlgorithmWatch ran two successful rounds of the fellowship in algorithmic accountability reporting. Eleven extraordinary professionals from different spheres of civil society participated and gained new skills and new contacts.

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19 September 2023

Interview

New audits for the greatest benefits possible

Oliver Marsh is the new head of AlgorithmWatch’s project "Auditing Algorithms for Systemic Risks." He told us about his background and the goals that he will be persuing.

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