Kara Swisher: Tech Offers a Silver Lining in Ukraine

Kara Swisher


“In just a few days, tech has shown it can make meaningful and tough choices about who can use its platforms and how they can be used and make the world a better place in the bargain — a silver lining amid all this gloom in Ukraine.”

Kara Swisher, Silicon Valley’s ‘most powerful’ tech journalist and a Phil Lind Initiative speaker for our 2022 series on The Future of Media, writes an op-ed for The New York Times about the choices Big Tech has been making to alter the social media experience during the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. She discusses some specific methods Big Tech uses such as “de-amplification” and de-platforming.

Read the Op-ed