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Data & Society's "creation was supported by a generous gift from Microsoft" and supported by various "partners" such as the American Civil Liberties Union, the Ford Foundation, New America, and Open Society Foundations.[1]

danah boyd "is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, the founder and president of Data & Society Research Institute, and a Visiting Professor at New York University.


On September 14, 2018, danah boyd published "a crib of a talk that Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd gave at the Online News Association conference in Austin, Texas on September 13, 2018."[2] In part, danah boyd criticizes those who allow extremists i.e. conservatives, who she refers to as "media manipulators" to have a voice claiming in part that in doing so, "fringe groups" are empowered to "spread conspiratorial and hateful messages under their false flag of conservatism".

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