Facebook is demanding that a New York University research project cease collecting data about its political-ad targeting practices, setting up a fight with academics seeking to study the platform without the company’s permission.
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How is the pandemic changing our nation’s social structures? Does access to technology change who can succeed now and in the future? On Episode 22 of “The Future of Democracy,” we’ll talk with Alondra Nelson, president of the Social Science Research...