Media Guide to UCLA Experts

Sarah T. Roberts

Assistant professor / Department of Information Studies

Area of Expertise: social media, commercial content moderation, internet culture, information policy

Expert's Website

Sarah T. Roberts is an assistant professor of information studies in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and an expert on internet culture, social media and the intersection of media and technology. Roberts’ research has examined information work and information workers and she is a leading authority on “commercial content moderation,” the term she coined to describe the work of those commercial content moderators responsible for making sure the photos, videos and stories posted to commercial websites fit within legal, ethical and the site’s own guidelines and standards.

Roberts is available to do interviews in Spanish and French.

Personal website: illusionofvolition.com


Media Contacts

John McDonald, 310-880-5332
mcdonald@gseis.ucla.edu