Ben Whitelaw

Ben Whitelaw

Freelance journalist/media strategist. Leeds United fan. I write a newsletter on content moderation
Nov
18

Live audio moderation (finally?), new transparency report and a message for Musk

The week in content moderation - edition #181
4 min read
Nov
11

Cuts and chaos for T&S workers, Clegg on interoperability and Colombia hits back

The week in content moderation - edition #180
5 min read
Nov
04

The Musk moderation moment, India's own council and why we don't trust AI decisions

The week in content moderation - edition #179
5 min read
Oct
21

What The Wire did next, age limits on livestreaming and the speech risks of BeReal

The week in content moderation - edition #178
5 min read
Oct
14

How to minimise misinformation, Meta disputes India leak and justice algorithms

The week in content moderation - edition #177
5 min read
Oct
07
A photo of Singapore's Parliament with large buildings in the background

Safety tech startups snapped up, DSA gets closer and the problem with recommender systems

The week in content moderation - edition #176
4 min read
Sep
30
The adult content fightback, Meta achieves climate consensus and dropping a Grade

The adult content fightback, Meta achieves climate consensus and dropping a Grade

The week in content moderation - edition #175
6 min read
Sep
23
Voters at the voting booth during the 2020 US election

Platforms admit to 'soft moderation', Texas law twist and election denialism report

The week in content moderation - edition #174
6 min read
Sep
20
Headshot of Bri Riggio, Head of Platform Policy team at Discord

Bri Riggio on writing content policies and helping her team learn and grow

Covering: making the transition into the trust and safety industry and creating policies with trade-offs
12 min read
Sep
16
Paddington card nestled within some flowers left as a tribute for Queen Elizabeth II

Moderating royalty, Meta restructures integrity and California dream up new law

The week in content moderation - edition #173
5 min read