Jasmine McNealy

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

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, has been named one of the “2021-100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics” during the virtual Women in AI Ethics Summit held Dec. 3-5. McNealy is a…

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Posted: December 7, 2020

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 featured in “Author Meets Critics: The Identity Trade: Selling Privacy and Reputation Online,” a series of videos published in Advertising & Society Quarterly, Volume 21,…

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Posted: November 5, 2020

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, has received a 2020 Award for Inclusion Research sponsored by Google. Her proposal, “Mutual Aid and Community Engagement: Community-Based Mechanisms Against Algorithmic Bias,” was one of…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, has been named a fellow at the UF Levin College of Law Center for Governmental Responsibility (CGR). CGR faculty conduct grant and contract-funded external research on…

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Posted: October 19, 2020

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Associate Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication Associate Professor, was interviewed on Sept. 16, 2020 about her research on data trusts for the Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology. She also discussed equitable…

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Posted: September 22, 2020

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 Quoted in “Sick of Unwanted Twitter Replies? New Features Lets Users Limit Who Can Reply to Tweets” published in USA Today on Aug. 11. The…

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Posted: August 13, 2020

  Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, served as one of four co-editors for Communication Studies, Volume 71, Issue 3: Communicating Artificial Intelligence (AI); Theory Research and Practice published on July 14.…

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Posted: July 22, 2020

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 a contributor to UCLA’s Promise Institute of Human Rights and the Center for Critical Internet Inquiry publication Human Rights, Racial Equality & New Information Technologies:…

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Posted: July 8, 2020

Research & Insights

Amplifying “Otherness”

This article by Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, originally appeared in Human Rights Racial Equality & New Information Technologies:  Mapping the Structural Threats, a publication from The Promise Institute for Human Rights…

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Posted: July 8, 2020