WS 10: Your freedom of expression vs. mine? Who is in control?

Aida Mahmutovic

  • There should be greater transparency in how algorithms are developed, and a public debate on the approaches taken by private companies.
  • When discussing ways to tackle disinformation, we need to assess the implications for both democracy and freedom of expression.
  • Quality journalism is essential for maintaining democracy.
  • Finding the right balance between disinformation and freedom of expression is important, and educational awareness raising is needed in order to achieve this balance and to make people understand the information they receive.

Source: https://comment.eurodig.org/eurodig-2018-messages/ws-10-your-freedom-of-expression-vs-mine-who-is-in-control/