This Women’s History Month Take-Over features Dr. Safiya Noble, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, African American Studies, and Gender Studies, and Dr. Sarah Roberts, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies and Labor Studies at UCLA. They are the co-founders and co-directors of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2). They discuss the importance, now more than ever, of social science research at the intersection of technology and society. Follow the center on Twitter @C2i2_UCLA and visit for more information about the center’s cutting-edge research on the effects of social media and internet platforms on vulnerable communities and tech workers.

Happy Women’s History Month!


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May 29, 2020

Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan, UCLA Professor of Graduate Studies of Education and Information Sciences and Bedari Kindness Institute Faculty Advisory Committee member, was invited to appear on Democracy Now today to discuss President Trump’s executive order related to Section 230 and technology companies, and to discuss the issues regarding conspiracy theories going viral online amidst the pandemic. Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to clarify the scope of a law within Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Section 230, after Twitter attached a “Fact Check Warning” to his tweet. Section 230 protects internet companies from liability for illegal content posted by users, and allows them to remove legal but objectionable posts.

To read the full story and transcript of the interview, click HERE.  Watch the video below.