The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $25,000 investment to support a project from The University of Michigan for research on the expansion of Section 230 in the Communications Decency Act to include a responsibility for digital platforms to reduce harms such as hate speech, harassment and discrimination, especially for marginalized populations.

The principal investigators are Lisa Nakamura, professor at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts and Director of the Digital Studies Institute, and Sarita Schoenebeck, associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Information.

You can read the full announcement on the School of Information's website here.