Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Is unpublishing old crime stories Orwellian or empathetic? The Boston Globe is offering past story subjects a “fresh start”
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Articles by Joseph B. Walther

Joseph B. Walther is the Mark and Susan Bertelsen Presidential Chair in Technology and Society, and the director of the Center for Information Technology and Society and a distinguished professor in communication at UC Santa Barbara.
“Society may bear some responsibility, but so do individual Facebook users…Ultimately, people need to save themselves more and worry a little less about saving everyone else.”