Bias

Education

NASFAA Creates Toolkit to Reduce Implicit Bias in Financial Aid Policies

July 20, 2021 | : When Michael Birchett first started reading Satisfactory Academic Progress appeals as a…

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Tech

I’m Not a Reporter. But I’m Verified as One on Twitter

I never called myself a journalist until Twitter made me. I’m an attorney, activist, and faculty member, but it was…

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New York

White Woman in Central Park Birdwatcher Confrontation Sues Old Employer for Racial Bias

What to Know Amy Cooper, the woman seen in viral video falsely accusing a Black birdwatcher of threatening her and…

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Education

Tennessee governor signs bill restricting how race and bias can be taught in schools

Gov. Bill Lee on Monday signed a bill into law that will restrict what public school teachers can discuss in…

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USA

Tech platforms’ treatment of pro-Palestinian content raises bias allegations

A visitor to Arabic-speaking corners of Facebook or Instagram in recent days might have encountered a strange anachronism: thousand-year-old Arabic…

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Tech

Twitter finds racial bias in image-cropping AI

Other users discovered the pattern held true for images of former US President Barack Obama and Senator Mitch McConnnell, or…

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Tech

Twitter’s Photo Crop Algorithm Favors White Faces and Women

Last fall, Canadian student Colin Madland noticed that Twitter’s automatic cropping algorithm continually selected his face—not his darker-skinned colleague’s—from photos…

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