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Joan Donovan on The Open Mind: Social Media Platforms and Their Irresponsibility

HEFFNER: I’m Alexander Heffner, your host on The Open Mind. We’ve intently covered technologies that degrade democracy and civil society here on the program, and today we resume that examination. Joan Donovan is the project lead for media manipulation at Data and Society. She’s conducted action research to map and improve the communication infrastructure built […]

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Stanford experts discuss the Internet, Social Media and Democracy

When we started talking at CDDRL about the Internet, it was with such hope and I’d say, I would confess since I started the project and initially framed it, naive optimism. And we called the program Liberation Technology. And we defined it as an effort to understand and document and maybe help nurture along, the […]

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Media Regulation: Crash Course Government and Politics #45

Hello. I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics. Today I’m gonna talk a little bit about the media. Specifically, the way the media interacts with the government itself, and more specifically, the way the government regulates the media. Some of you might be saying, “Craig, get real, the government doesn’t regulate the […]

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