What’s New

Who Owns the Truth?
CCC at Ars Electronica

When the Ars Electronica festival (September 6 – 10) took a deep dive into examining what “truth” means in today’s world, organizers invited broad participation from CCC and Cortico.

09.05.2023 | MIT Center for Constructive Communication

Recent Media

Obama praises CCC’s “great work” in “making online conversations more civil and productive”

“We need to figure out how to give [ourselves] a chance to build up civic muscles,” said Barack Obama in his April 2022 speech on disinformation, mentioning the “grea…

04.25.2022 | Self-Published

GBH’s Raney Aronson-Rath Joins MIT Center for Constructive Communication

Raney Aronson-Rath, editor-in-chief and executive producer of FRONTLINE, the award-winning PBS investigative documentary series housed at GBH in Boston, has been named jo…

02.27.2023 | MIT Center for Constructive Communication

Some Bostonians feel largely unheard. With MIT’s ‘Real Talk’ portal now public, here’s a chance to really listen

In a community dialogue in East Boston this summer, a man named Alejandro inquired about whether the city’s high schools would receive the funding they need to thrive.I…

01.21.2022 | Boston Globe

Events & Opportunities

Prototype Manager

The Center is looking for a prototype manager to manage the entire prototyping lifecycle, from identifying promising research concepts to devising lightweight experiment…

Posted on 09.12.2023 | opportunity

Real Talk, Real Listening, and Trust in the Age of Social Media and Generative AI

A day long symposium to learn about CCC’s groundbreaking work on new tools and communication networks to foster constructive dialogue, listening, and bridging across di…

05.10.2023, 9am-5pm | event

New Course: MIT MAS.S68 Generative AI for Constructive Communication

A new MIT MAS course from CCC designed around topics surfaced by the rise of large language models like ChatGPT and the impact of these models on the future of communicat…

SPRING 2023 | opportunity

Recent Projects

CCC at MIT-Chile

In January 2023, CCC PhD Candidates Belén Saldías and Maggie Hughes hosted several workshops on Human-Centered Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Vi…

January 2023 – Present | Prototype Workshop


Pollster introduces a new approach for measuring the effects of media consumption, and for predicting media-driven public opinion. Our approach leverages advances in d…

2020 – Present | Research Lab

Beat The Virus

How could we deliver trusted public health information to millions of people in engaging ways in the pandemic’s very noisy early days? Our answer – #BeatTheVirus (…

March 2020 – October 2020 | Prototype Workshop