Jasmine McNealy

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and associate professor, Media Production, Management, and Technology, will be a member of a Women in HPC (High Performance Computing) and AI virtual panel on Oct. 5 at noon.  …

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Posted: September 15, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and associate professor, Media Production, Management, and Technology, is the author of “What Are Dark Patterns? An Online Media Expert Explains,” published on The Conversation on Aug. 3, 2021. “Dark…

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Posted: August 3, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology associate professor and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, is co-creator of “I, Obscura” a dark pattern zine that launched to the public on July 15, 2021. The zine, created through…

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Posted: July 15, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology associate professor and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was an editor and author of an editorial for “Theories and Applications of Emerging Technologies in Civic Engagement,” a special issue of…

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Posted: July 14, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, will give a presentation sponsored by the UF Office of Research Division of Sponsored Programs on Aug. 12. She will speak on…

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Posted: June 21, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Production, Management, and Technology Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, is featured in a video about creating responsible AI. The video was produced by the University of Florida as part of an…

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Posted: June 21, 2021

Research & Insights

There is No Trolley Problem

On May 13, Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor and and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, discussed ethical issues related to AI at UF’s AI Town Hall.  A transcript of the video is below the video. Hello, my…

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Posted: June 1, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, is part of a 12-member team and a researcher for a new online site Dark Patterns Tip Line. The free online site, led by a team…

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Posted: May 20, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, is the featured presenter in “Sonic Policy,” a Quello Center Media & Information Policy virtual webinar on April 16 at 11 a.m. McNealy’s presentation is based…

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Posted: April 12, 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has a color problem. Various studies have demonstrated how African Americans, in particular, are negatively affected by AI-based algorithms. For example, a 2019 article in Nature reported on a study that showed that an algorithm widely used in U.S. hospitals to allocate health care to patients has…

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Posted: February 8, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, will participate in a livestream conversation on “Improving Social Media: Misinformation & Free Expression” on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. on alltechhuman.org. McNealy will join Claire…

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Posted: January 27, 2021

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, was interviewed in “Trump Social Media Ban Will Feature in Future Antitrust Hearing, Says Tech Policy Expert” posted on CNBC.com on Jan. 13. McNealy speaks about…

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Posted: January 14, 2021