News clips

A selection of news & media clippings that review, quote, and/or directly mention Sasha’s work.

2020

“Intersectional Data Decision-Making: A Call for Black Feminist Data Analytics.” By Kim Gallon for COVID Black. https://medium.com/@ktgallon/a-review-of-covid-19-intersectional-data-decision-making-a-call-for-black-feminist-data-analytics-da8e12bc4a6b 

“The Possibilities of Design as a Transformative Practice,” Artalk. By Klára Peloušková. https://artalk.cz/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/AR-5-EN-174186.pdf.

“30 Years of the ADA: measuring progress and calling for improvements.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/30-years-of-the-ada-measuring-progress-and-calling-for-improvements/2020/07/23/c2774a02-c5ef-11ea-8ffe-372be8d82298_story.html 

“Designers should “seize the moment” to make positive change says Design Justice author Sasha Costanza-Chock.” https://www.dezeen.com/2020/04/06/sasha-costanza-chock-design-justice 

“To Truly Be Just, ‘Design Challenges’ Need to Listen to the Communities they Claim to Serve” https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/to-truly-be-just-design-challenges-need-to-listen-to-communities

“Design, Power, and Justice.” by Peter Dizikes, MIT News. http://news.mit.edu/2020/design-justice-book-0304

2019

“Empathy Isn’t Enough: Power Imbalances In Edtech Must Shift,” By Taskeen Adam, EdSurge: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-03-04-empathy-isn-t-enough-power-imbalances-in-edtech-must-shift 

“Memes counter disinformation, spread awareness of pollution in Beijing,” By An Xiao Mina, Columbia Journalism Review: https://www.cjr.org/innovations/memes-pollution-censorship-china-beijing.php 

2018

“Sasha Costanza-Chock On Media Technology and Immigration Policy,” SHASS Election Insights 2018: Research-based perspectives from MIT. https://shass.mit.edu/news/election-insights-2018-sasha-costanza-chock-media-technology-and-immigration-policy 

“Google Employee protests as part of new tech resistance,” by Jillion D’onfro, CNBC.com: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/03/google-employee-protests-as-part-of-new-tech-resistance.html 

“3 Questions: Sasha Costanza-Chock on new “#MoreThanCode” report,” By Peter Dzikes, MIT News. Screenshot

“MIT professors spearhead petition in support of Microsoft employees protesting contract with ICE,” by Sharon Chao, The Tech. Original link.

“Human-Centered Border Wall,” The Move podcast with Cesar McDowell and Ayushi. https://soundcloud.com/user-684808838/human-centered-border-wall-with-sasha-costanza-chock 

“Tech Community Wrestles Over Working With Government,” By Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe. https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/07/12/tech-community-wrestles-over-working-with-government/8v8On0skHK9wxyOJSPo5CN/story.html 

“Five things you need to know today, and the ‘new tech resistance’,” By Don Seiffert, Boston Business Journal. https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2018/07/05/five-things-you-need-to-know-today-and-the-new.html 

“Never Again”
By Patricia Smith. The New York Times Upfront; April 2, 2018. Original link; PDF.

“Migrantes mixtecos sufren de fraudes”
By Rene Lopez. El Imparcial; March 26, 2018. Original link; PDF.

“Hundreds of Thousands Demand Gun Control at ‘March for Our Lives’ Rallies Nationwide”
By Liz Lane and Noreen O’Donnell. NECN; March 24, 2018. Original link; PDF.

“’March For Our Lives’ Will Press For Change On Guns”
With Kimberly Atkins. On Point, WBUR; March 23, 2018. Original link; PDF; audio.

“The Psychology of ‘March for Our Lives’”
By Jonathan Hetterly. ShrinkTank; March 20, 2018. Original link; PDF

“How Are Gen Zers Holding Adults to Account with the March for Our Lives?”
By Alex Quicho. Canvas 8; March 14, 2018. Original link; PDF

“Social Media: The Agent of Influence and Change”
By Aidan Taylor. KDPR; Mach 13, 2018. Original link; PDF

“The Parkland shooting is different. The news coverage proves it.”
By Rachel Siegel. Washington Post; March 2, 2018. Original link; PDF

“Florida students take on NRA, set eyes on midterm elections”
By Andrew Hay. Reuters; February 24, 2018. Original link; PDF.

“Students Say #Enough After School Shooting In Florida”
By Deborah Becker, Zoë Mitchell. Radio Boston, WBUR; February 21, 2018. Original link; PDF; audio

“Four reasons the NRA should fear the Parkland student survivors”
By John Blake. CNN; February 22, 2018. Original link; PDF

“Las cuatro razones por las que la NRA debe temer a los estudiantes supervivientes de Parkland”
By John Blake. CNN en español; February 22, 2018. Original link; PDF

“Eksperter: USA s unge varmer op til en historisk revolution”
By Sebastian Kirk. MX; February 22, 2018. Original link.

“Change Never Happens Until Young People Like Emma González Demand It”
By Madeleine Aggeler. The Cut; February 20, 2018. Original link; PDF

“Cornel West advocates the “examined life” on campus”
By Peter Dizikes. MIT News Office; February 9, 2018. Original link; PDF

“At MIT, Fighting Institutional Provincialism”
By Brian Eastwood. MIT Sloan Management School Newsroom; February 9, 2018. Original link; PDF.

“Harvard Divinity Professor encourages moral growth in MIT address”
By Mark Goldman. The Tech; February 8, 2018. Original link; PDF.

“New meme tells you what kids these days are REALLY texting about”
By Isobel Hamilton. Mashable; January 30, 2018. Original link; PDF.

“Millenials, New Media, and Social Change (Part Three)”
By Henry Jenkins. Confessions of an Aca Fan; January 24, 2018. Original link; PDF

2017

“El Disobedience Award del MIT, para los dos científicos que destaparon el escándalo del agua de Flint”
By Eugenio Mallol. El Mundo; September 6, 2017. Original link; PDF

“Would You Doxx A Nazi?”
By Alexis C. Madrigal. The Atlantic; August 22, 2017. Original link; PDF

“How one journalist used postcards to report on gentrification in his Boston neighborhood”
By Joseph Lichterman. Nieman Journalism Lab; June 19, 2017. Original link; PDF

“Hacking Discrimination”
By Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste. MIT News Office; May 16, 2017. Original link; PDF

“Rally in Boston: “Rise up with trans and queer students””
By Kaleigh O’Keefe, Nino Brown and Lev Kendrick. Liberation News; March 5, 2017. Original link; PDF.

“In today’s world, no voice is too small to protest”
By Ray Routhier. Portland Press Herald; February 26, 2017. Original link; PDF

“New models for new media”
The Economist; February 16, 2017. Original link; PDF

2016

“Children’s civic engagement”
Bang the Table. October 20, 2016. Original link; PDF.

“Co-design for the benefit of community: an interview with Sasha Costanza Chock”
By Raphaëlle Cayla. May 30, 2016. Original link; PDF

“Si buscas una visa de trabajo en EEUU, debes leer esto”
By Gardenia Mendoza. La Opinion; May 25, 2016. Original link; PDF

“All-MIT Diversity Forum highlights progress, challenges for campus community”
By Peter Dizikes. MIT News Office; May 3, 2016. Original link; PDF.

2015

“PAR and the “Right to Research””
By Aditi Mehta. CoLab Radio; December 7, 2015. Original link; PDF.

“How to free modern slaves: Three tech solutions that are working”
By Michael Holtz, Stephanie Hanes, Whitney Eulich. Christian Science Monitor; November 23, 2015. Original link; PDF.

“The Future of Work: People’s Uber”
By Trebor Scholz. Pacific Standard; September 23, 2015. Original link; PDF.

“¿Cómo sé si existe la empresa en EEUU que promete trabajo temporal?”
By Gardenia Mendoza. La Opinion; September 9, 2015. Original link; PDF

“Lanzan página web para trabajadores migrantes reclutados en México”
Infomex; September 3, 2015. Original link; PDF

“Could TripAdvisor-style ratings save migrant workers from slavery?”
By Alisa Tang. Reuters; September 2, 2015. Original link; PDF

“Workers in America have problems. Meet the technologies trying to solve them.”
By Lydia DePillis. Washington Post; June 15, 2015. Original link; PDF

“A professor’s tweets lead to a debate on race and free speech”
By Kirk Carapezza. WGBH News; May 24, 2015. Original link; PDF; audio.

“A ‘Yelp’ for Migrant Workers”
By Edward Ericson Jr. Chronicle of Philanthropy; May 2015. Original link; PDF.

“On Transmedia and Transformative Politics: An Interview with MIT’s Sasha Costanza-Chock (Part One)”
By Henry Jenkins. Confessions of an Aca Fan; May, 2015. Original link; PDF

“Social media lends hand to US-bound migrants”
By Sarah Mcclure. Phys.org; February 11, 2015. Original link; PDF.

“A ‘Yelp’ for Migrant Workers: Local nonprofit’s tool spreads the word about abusive and deceitful employers and recruiters”
By Edward Ericson Jr. Baltimore City Paper; February 10, 2015. Original link; PDF

“Contratados: The Yelp for Migrant Workers”
By Adam Gismondi. HASTAC; February 8, 2015. Original link; PDF

“Contratados: A sort of Yelp for Migrants”
Radio show with Sarah Yolanda Mcclure. Latino USA; January 9, 2015. Original link; PDF.

2014

“Indentured Servitude: The Fight to End Recruitment Abuse in Mexico”
By Daniel Pena. Huffington Post: December 8, 2014. Original link; PDF

“By any media necessary”
By Peter Dizikes. MIT News Office; November 24, 2014. Original link; PDF.

“Free/CC book on transmedia activism”
By Cory Doctorow. BoingBoing; November 19, 2014. Original link; PDF.

“A Yelp To Help Migrant Workers Fight Fraud”
By Steven Melendez. Fast Company; October 9, 2014. Original link; PDF.  

“Todo lo que desee saber sobre braceros contratados, en nuevo sitio web.”
By Alissa Escarce. Radio Bilingüe; October 3, 2014. Original link; PDF.

2013

“Desnudando con software libre el discurso de los periódicos en papel”
By Pau Llop. El Diario; September 12, 2013. Original link; PDF

“Youth See March Anniversary As Chance To Lead”
CBS DC; August 26, 2013. Original link; PDF

“The New Digital Storytelling Series: Vivek Bald”
By MIT Open Documentary Lab. Filmmaker Magazine; Original link; PDF

2012

“Rounding Up Volunteers, via New Apps”
By Jenna Wortham. New York Times; November 17, 2012. Original link; PDF

“Federal Family and Partners Continue to Support States Impacted by Sandy”
Federal Emergency Management Agency; November 7, 2012. Original link; PDF

“Hacking for a Post-Sandy New York City”
By Giovanni Rodriguez. Forbes; November 2, 2012. Original link

“Why Some Spread Misinformation In Disasters”
With Michael Martin. NPR; November 2, 2012. Original link; PDF

“Sandy CrisisCamps Will Hack Solutions To The Less Tangible Hurricane Problems”
By Ariel Schwartz. Fast Co-design; November 2, 2012. Original link; PDF

“MIT’s Media Lab Hacks Hurricane Sandy”
By Janelle Nanos. Boston Magazine; November 1, 2012. Original link.

“Hurricane Hackers at MIT”
By Bruce Sterling. Wired; October 31, 2012. Original link; PDF

“How to hack a hurricane”
By Sarah Laskow. Braniac; October 30, 2012. Original link; PDF.

“Websites knocked offline by super-storm Sandy”
BBC; October 30, 2012. Original link; PDF

“All the Internet Projects That Help Us Through Sandy”
By Rebecca Greenfield. The Atlantic; October 29, 2012. Original link; PDF.

“‘Hurricane Hackers’ Brainstorm Ways To Coordinate Storm Response”
By Gerry Smith. Huffington Post; October 29, 2012. Original link; PDF

“Hurricane Hackers organize online projects to tackle Sandy”
By Gus G. Sentementes. Baltimore Sun; October 29, 2012. Original link; PDF.

“Hurricane? Now there’s an app for that”
By Abby Ellin. Al Jazeera America; October 26, 2012. Original link; PDF.

2011

“Who are the 99%? Occupy research aims to find out”
By Paul M. Davis. Shareable; December 7, 2011. Original link; PDF.

“Occupy Research: Methods and Tools for a Decentralized Future”
By Amelia Marzec. Huffington Post; November 15, 2011. Original link; PDF.  

“Le marketing de l’attention”
By Hubert Guillaud. Le Monde; May 20, 2011. Original link; PDF.

“”The Revolution Will Be Hashtagged”: The Visual Culture of the Occupy Movement”
By Henry Jenkins. Confessions of an Aca Fan; October 28, 2011. Original link; PDF.