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Live from DC: Truth, Disinformation, Censorship

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Social media platforms are conduits for user-generated content, offering essentially infinite bandwidth to target specific audiences with content that is much less moderated than traditional media organizations’ editorial boards. Instead, these platforms use complex algorithms, often exposing users to more radical posts than they may have sought out on their own. How can truth, disinformation and censorship be governed in the online world? The Center for Careers and Internships and Middlebury in DC, in collaboration with the Middlebury Professional Network, bring you a discussion among professionals who have a variety of vantage points on governments’ and private enterprises’ roles in governing internet content. This discussion will be conducted via Zoom webinar, connecting the professional guests with students from both the Middlebury and Monterey campuses, as well as, alumni and parents of the Middlebury community. The panelists include: · Host: Ryan Kellett ’09, Vice President of Audience at Axios · Guest 1 – Eric Einhorn P’25, P’21, Chief of Staff, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) · Guest 2 – Daphne Keller, Director, Program on Platform Regulation at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center - tentative · Guest 3 – Eli Sugarman ’02, Director of Content, Oversight Board
Location: Online via Zoom
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