Bias

The White House Is Collecting Reports About Alleged Social Media Bias – Variety

Doubling down on the idea that conservative views are being censored on social media, the White House launched a web form Wednesday afternoon that asks users to report any actions taken against them on platforms like Facebook and Twitter because of their political views. “Social media platforms should advance freedom of speech,” the White House …

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Yet Another Study Reveals Bias in Google’s News Search

Google CEO Sundar Pichai The evidence that verifies allegations of Google’s search bias against conservative resources continues to accumulate. Two researchers, Daniel Trielli and Nicholas Diakopoulos at the Computational Journalism Lab at Northwestern University, examined results from a large sample size they extracted from Google News in November 2017. They searched on 200 current news …

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Google’s ‘Top Stories’ shows obvious left-wing bias, audit reveals

Noting that Google’s search algorithm is “perhaps the most powerful mediator of online attention to news,” a team of university scholars conducted an audit that found just 20 news sources account for more than half of article impressions, and most lean left. The top 20 percent of sources — 136 of 678 sampled — accounted …

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5 Ways to Reduce Hiring Bias Without Taking Diversity Training

A recent article about Facebook having biased algorithms is in the news. It has prompted small businesses to take another look at hiring bias in the workplace. Small Business Trends spoke with Charlotte Blank, chief behavioral officer of Maritz. She offered a new approach involving behavioral research and company data. How to Reduce Hiring Bias …

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