Sinan Aral

Sinan Aral, Professor of IT & Marketing at the MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Sloan School of Management

Sinan Aral is a Professor of Management, IT, Marketing and Data Science at MIT, Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) and a founding partner at Manifest Capital. He serves on the Advisory Boards of the Alan Turing Institute, and the Centre for Responsible Media Technology and Innovation in Bergen, among others.

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video: Maria Ressa, Peter Sunde, Sinan Aral and Andrian Kreye discuss the impact of social media on democracy at DLD Munich 2020

Democracy & Free Speech in the Digital Age

What responsibility do social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have when it comes to content moderation, fighting disinformation and protecting democracy? That’s the core subject of this DLD Munich panel discussion with Maria Ressa (, Sinan Aral (MIT Sloan School of Management) and Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi (Pirate Bay), moderated by Andrian Kreye (Süddeutsche…
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