Everything in Moderation
A weekly newsletter about content moderation and the policies, products, platforms and people shaping its future

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Jun
24
Melanie Dawes, CEO of Ofcom, the soon-to-be UK harms regulator, sitting in a chair on stage during a Websummit panel in 2021

One year of the Oversight Board, China mulls over new rules and Ofcom's CEO on what's ahead

The week in content moderation - edition #164
5 min read
Jun
17
Equipping moderators to do their job, grievances in India and Spotify launches safety council

Equipping moderators to do their job, grievances in India and Spotify launches safety council

The week in content moderation - edition #163
6 min read
Jun
03
A protester against the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

The difficulty of creating nuanced policy, Texas law blocked and GIFCT analysis

The week in content moderation - edition #162
5 min read
May
27
Justifying Russian state takedowns, better suspension emails and moderation at Davos

Justifying Russian state takedowns, better suspension emails and moderation at Davos

The week in content moderation - edition #161
6 min read
May
25
Billy Perrigo, TIME journalist

Billy Perrigo on investigating Facebook's 'ethical' outsourced content moderation in Kenya

Covering: outsourced content moderation in Africa and the challenges of unionising
5 min read
May
20
Moderating misinfo in a crisis, Brazilian bill blocked and 'designing for the margins'

Moderating misinfo in a crisis, Brazilian bill blocked and 'designing for the margins'

The week in content moderation - edition #160
5 min read
May
13
Signs in a window in the United States (Dennis Fraevich, cropped and coloured)

Reaction to "insane" speech law, Meta's Kenyan lawsuit and coup for Koo founder

The week in content moderation - edition #159
6 min read
May
06
Four people standing up and being sworn in at the US Senate subcommittee hearing (screengrab, coloured)

How to create trustworthy systems, Bluesky takes flight and US senators talk transparency

The week in content moderation - edition #158
6 min read
Apr
29
Margrethe Vestager holding a phone and smiling ahead of European Parliament hearings in 2019

Europe agrees “sweeping” law, Musk divides opinion and abuse plagues the metaverse

The week in content moderation - edition #157
6 min read
Apr
26
Elon Musk presenting Tesla's fully autonomous future in 2019 (Steve Jurvetson)

Is authenticating users a good way to foster free speech on a platform?

Exploring: user verification, anonymity and Koo's attempt to reduce lawful content
6 min read