Ben Whitelaw

Ben Whitelaw

Freelance journalist/media strategist. Leeds United fan. I write a newsletter on content moderation
Jan
21

πŸ“Œ DSA takes 'major step forward', Substack's misinfo problem and BPOs focus on wellbeing

The week in content moderation - edition #144
4 min read
Jan
14

πŸ“Œ 10-year ban for online abuse, doctors prescribe moderation and Twitch 'hate raid' progress

The week in content moderation - edition #143
4 min read
Jan
07

πŸ“Œ More platform suspensions, Reddit's 'ghost post' problem, and a controversial bill in Poland

The week in content moderation - edition #142
4 min read
Dec
31

πŸ‘ Content moderation in 2022: four trends to look out for next year

A kind-of predictions project with New_Public, Tech Policy Press, The Information Ecologist and Reboot
6 min read
Dec
17

πŸ“Œ How to identify "disruptive behaviour", new GIFCT report and moderators in art

The week in content moderation - edition #141
5 min read
Dec
15

πŸͺŸ Jillian C. York on the newly revised Santa Clara Principles

Covering: why an inclusive process was key and what Trust and Safety teams should take from the new recommendations
6 min read
Dec
10

πŸ“Œ Redesigning how users report, Koo's corpus of offensive language and meeting 'The Decider'

The week in content moderation - edition #140
4 min read
Dec
03

πŸ“Œ Moderation filter fail, Texas bill blocked and new platform policy

The week in content moderation - edition #139
4 min read
Nov
26

πŸ“ŒPlatforms release new safety features, Brussels gives go-ahead and moderating Arabic

The week in content moderation - edition #138
4 min read
Nov
19

πŸ“Œ Moderating the metaverse, Github's 'least restrictive' approach and detecting toxicity

The week in content moderation - edition #137
4 min read