April Glaser: keeping users safe online

TUE, MAR 24, 2020

April Glaser is a Spring 2020 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, and an investigative journalist at NBC News, covering the technology industry and labor and workplace culture in Silicon Valley. While at the Shorenstein Center, Glaser studies new frameworks for approaching internet policy and keeping users safe online. She discusses how data profiling, algorithmic targeting, and weak privacy protections harm specific communities of users.

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April Glaser is an investigative journalist at NBC News, covering the technology industry and labor and workplace culture in Silicon Valley. Previously, she worked at Slate, Recode, and Wired, reporting on AI, disinformation and hate online, and social media platforms. Before journalism, Glaser worked at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and various other nonprofits focusing on technology policy. She has appeared on NPR, BBC, MSNBC, and elsewhere.

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