Source:973Chase Davis, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Jeremy Singer-Vine, Frank Pasquale
Affiliation:The New York Times, University of Maryland, The Wall Street Journal, University of Maryland Law School
From business and marketing to political campaigns, an increasing number of decisions that affect our daily lives are not being made by humans, but by computers. As reporters, we are experts in holding powerful people and institutions accountable, but how do we do the same for algorithms? This panel will discuss why algorithmic accountability matters and practical strategies for what we, as journalists, can do to incorporate it into our coverage.