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#198: Social Media and Elections (w/ FEC Comm’r Lee Goodman)

October 2, 2017

Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election isn’t exactly breaking news. But recently, social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are facing an intense backlash from...


#188: Sex Offenders and Social Media

August 4, 2017

Sex offenders are often banned from playgrounds and schoolyards, but what about social networks? Should policymakers treat the virtual world the same as the real...


#77: Facebook Bias? The Right Over-Reacts

May 10, 2016

Is Facebook biased against conservatives? Gizmodo ran a story today based on interviews with former contractors for Facebook, who “curated” the otherwise-machine-generated “Trending Topics” next to the...


#37: Social Media and Terrorism

March 7, 2016

ISIS and other terrorist groups are using social media to recruit members to their causes. Tech companies like Twitter and Facebook are working to take...