Stories about North America from October, 2017
References to Muslims or Islam are common whether the story is about a lone wolf killer or a terrorist. We need to find better ways to characterize people who cause terror and a language that does justice to everyone touched by it.
How do our moral values underpin our narratives, or frame our stories? We spoke with Amy Zhang, a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL), to learn more about moral framing.