Entries by Brian Harward

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The Moral Identity of an Organization Hinges on Leadership and Affects Everyone

One of the more interesting media shake-ups recently was Glenn Greenwald’s departure from The Intercept. Somehow, he lost control over the soul of a company he co-founded. To his eye, it lost its moral identity. Chief among its values, Greenwald has written, was “editorial freedom, the protection of a journalist’s right to speak in an […]

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Surveillance Tech Robotizes Employees, Eroding Trust and Well-Being

In some Chinese elementary schools, students wear attention-monitoring headbands that tell teachers, by lighting up in different colors, how focused students are. A classroom robot also assesses their health and participation. Parents keep tabs on this real-time surveillance data, noting their child’s attention. If it dips too low, they’ll often punish their children at home. […]