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Dec 26, 2018
Immigrants with anglicised names face less bias than those with ethnic namesMany immigrants voluntarily change their name from their ethnic names to fit into a new community.
Oct 22, 2018
#MeToo never set out to be balanced; movement aimed at making us confront biases on sexual violence and consent#MeToo cannot be balanced because it is finally voicing centuries of sexual violence against people who have been silenced and essentially stripped of their humanity.
Oct 11, 2018
Amazon scraps a secret recruiting tool that used machine-learning for gender biasAmazon's machine-learning specialists uncovered a problem: the recruiting engine didn't like women.
Dec 03, 2017
Texas teacher calls police after 6-yr-old boy with Down Syndrome says 'Allah' in class; father alleges discriminationA six-year-old Muslim boy with Down syndrome was feared as a terrorist by his teacher in a US school after he kept repeating 'Allah' and 'boom' in his classroom, a media report said. Mohammad Suleiman was born with Down Syndrome and he has intellectual difficulties, according to his father.
Oct 08, 2016
Monika Ghurde's murder coverage highlights cruel biases in Indian mediaThe Indian media needs a masterclass on how to cover murders without adding sleaze and violating the dignity of the dead, and damaging the sanctity of a crime scene
Jun 24, 2016
Facebook offers 'political bias' training to employeesFacebook has started offering "Political Bias" training to its employees to address the concerns that were raised during the trending topics controversy where the social media giant was accused to systematic bias towards conservatives.
May 26, 2016
If I was African, I would be scared to live in India: What Masonda's murder tells usThis is how racist we are. We deem it perfectly fine to barge into a person's home just because they are dark-skinned.
May 24, 2016
Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' reviewFacebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views.
May 22, 2016
French Open 2016: Nick Kyrgios blasts 'biased umpiring' in angry Roland Garros rowArray
May 16, 2016
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to meet conservatives on political bias flapFacebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet this week with prominent conservatives in the media, a spokesman said, to address allegations of political bias at the popular social networking site.