Identifing challenges and gaps that our Independent Tech Research community faces

By Brandi Geurkink

The inaugural Independent Tech Researchers’ Summit highlighted the important role that independent researchers play in providing the public, and policymakers, with trustworthy information about the impacts that technology is having on our societies. Our goal was to identify challenges and gaps that the community faces, and to develop strategies for enhancing our collective impact. A … Continue reading Identifing challenges and gaps that our Independent Tech Research community faces

With Murthy v. Missouri ruling, SCOTUS clearly signals the justice system requires proof, not just political posturing 

By Brandi Geurkink

Today’s ruling in Murthy v. Missouri affirms what many have been saying since the beginning: This case should never have been brought. The original lawsuit filed by the AG of Missouri was filled with inaccuracies and baseless speculation—so much so that the court went out of its way to note that the evidence in the … Continue reading With Murthy v. Missouri ruling, SCOTUS clearly signals the justice system requires proof, not just political posturing 

Topics to expect at the Independent Tech Researchers’ Summit

By Brandi Geurkink

Last week, I wrote about the Coalition’s founding ideals and why we’re bringing the community together around this Summit. In the second blog of the Summit series, I wanted to share some of the key themes that we’re hearing from our members about the ideas, needs, and ambitions of the independent technology research community. From … Continue reading Topics to expect at the Independent Tech Researchers’ Summit

Our first Independent Tech Researchers’ Summit

By Brandi Geurkink

In just a couple of weeks, the Coalition will host our first Independent Tech Researchers’ Summit. The Summit will be a virtual space where, over two days, CITR members will deepen connections, share knowledge, and begin to build essential network infrastructure to support the community of people who research, investigate, and report on technology’s impacts … Continue reading Our first Independent Tech Researchers’ Summit