Ellen P. Goodman was formerly Visiting Senior Fellow at GMF.

Throughout her career, Goodman has also been a visiting scholar at the London School of Economics and the University of Pennsylvania. She has been the recipient of Ford Foundation and Geraldine R. Dodge grants for work on advancing new public media models and public interest journalism. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, Goodman was a partner at the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP, where she practiced in the information technology area. Regarding her education, she is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, clerked for Judge Norma Shapiro on the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and has three children. She also writes periodically for the Guardian and Slate on information policy.

Media Mentions

Current strategies to debunk online falsehoods, including the use of fact-checking organizations and labels on specific posts, do not stop people’s overall engagement with these social media messages.
As policymakers and platforms consider fact checks and warning labels as a strategy for fighting misinformation, it is imperative that we have more research to understand the impact of labels and label design on user engagement.
It's about power. We don't want government to tell the platforms what to do, but we don't want the platforms to have the power to deplatform" and decide which voices get heard.