Organisation

New America

Description

Since 1999, New America has nurtured a new generation of policy experts and public intellectuals. Today we are a community of innovative problem-solvers, combining our core expertise in researching, reporting and analysis with new areas of coding, data science, and human-centered design to experiment and innovate nationally and globally. We prize our intellectual and ideological independence and our diversity, seeking to do our best work and to reflect the America we are becoming.

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Policy report

Educating tomorrow's leaders in an era of rapid technological change
17 Dec 2018
30

This report report makes the case for the need to create a community of practitioners invested in exploring and building the nascent field of public interest technology. Interviews with academics and practitioners identified that a key barrier to growing the field was a lack of...

Report

14 Nov 2018
16

Fresh thinking about civic engagement does not have to be complex. The best approaches go back to the basics, ask the right questions, and focus on the people.

Report

23 Jan 2018
389

This report argues that the central problem of disinformation corrupting American political culture is not Russian spies or a particular social media platform. The central problem is that the entire industry is built to leverage sophisticated technology to aggregate user attention and sell advertising.

Report

16 Nov 2015
178

Immediately following the recent extremist attacks in Paris, this report provides an analysis of the kinds of people attracted to ISIS and other jihad movements from the West.

Report

4 Feb 2013
81

More than 11 years after the attacks of 9/11 and nearly a decade since the rise of popular online jihadi Internet forums, there is strikingly little empirical research on the manner in which jihadi activists use the Web to propagate their cause. Whereas researchers and...

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