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Human Rights Practice in the Digital Age workshop

From Social Media and Human Rights. Published on Apr 01, 2017.

I'm planning a conference on 'The Post-Truth Phenomenon' for Spring 2018

From Social Media and Human Rights. Published on Mar 13, 2017.

The Business of Encryption

From Social Media and Human Rights. Published on Aug 17, 2016.

The Whistle goes to RightsCon: Global Tech & Human Rights Conference

From Social Media and Human Rights. Published on Jul 11, 2016.

Ethics of Big Data Seminar: What is Big Data? Discovery through a Data Walkshop

From Social Media and Human Rights. Published on Oct 09, 2015.

‘A tyranny of algorithms': R(w)SM guest blogger Richard Dent responds to Joss Hands' talk

From Social Media and Human Rights. Published on Feb 15, 2015.

Evidence for the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee

From Social Media and Human Rights. Published on Jul 29, 2014.

About this website

This is the website for Ella McPherson's work related to her 2014-17 ESRC-funded research project, Social Media, Human Rights NGOs, and the Potential for Governmental Accountability.