Tech Policy

Episodes

How Remote Court Proceedings Affect Equal Access with Douglas Keith [Ep. 257]

Nov. 11, 2021

When the pandemic started, courts that were slower in adopting technology had to undergo a two-week revolution to move their operations to a remote setting. Under normal circumstances, that would have taken them twenty years…

Guest: Douglas Keith

Leadership with Camille Stewart [Ep. 256]

Nov. 1, 2021

WashingTECH Policy Podcast was started largely because of the impact of tech, AI and cybersecurity on communities of color, working class and immigrants, and none of the big players in the industry have it on their radar. Ou…

Combating Medical Misinformation with Dr. Tara Sell [Ep. 255]

Oct. 26, 2021

Some of the earliest documented instances of health misinformation occurred as early as the 1930s. So it’s not as recent of a phenomenon as you may think. Obviously, social media has made the speed and prevalence of health m…

Lawful But Awful: The Complexities of Online Content Moderation with Elizabeth Banker (Ep. 254)

Oct. 18, 2021

Across the US, many states are considering laws that prohibit online platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc. from enforcing rules against what we call “lawful but awful” online content. Lawmakers are motivated to d…

Privacy Legislation at the State Level with Justin Brookman (Ep. 253)

Oct. 12, 2021

With Federal privacy regulation leaving much to be desired, it has fallen to individual states to make up the gap and establish their own privacy rules. This approach is problematic for many reasons, which is why Justin Broo…

Protecting Your Childs Data in School with Cody Venzke Ep 252 mixdown

Sept. 30, 2021

Cody Venzke is a Policy Counsel for CDT’s Equity in Civic Technology Project, where he works to ensure that education agencies and other civic institutions use technology responsibly and equitably while protecting the privac…

Margaret Kaplan on How Landlords Use Algorithms to Weed Out Potential Renters

Sept. 22, 2021

Margaret graduated cum laude from the  in 2003 and began her legal career with the Housing Preservation Project. She began her career as a community organizer, fighting for the rights of manufactured home community members...

Justin Hendrix - What You Need to Know About Terrorism in DC (Ep. 250)

Sept. 14, 2021

Justin Hendrix is CEO and Editor of Tech Policy Press, a new nonprofit media venture concerned with the intersection of technology and democracy. Previously, he was Executive Director of NYC Media Lab. He spent over a decade…

Hate Speech on Social Media with David Chavern (Ep. 249)

Jan. 5, 2021

Hate Speech on Social Media with David Chavern (Ep. 249) David Chavern is President & CEO of the News Media Alliance. The post Hate Speech on Social Media with David Chavern (Ep. 249) appeared first on Joe Miller Podcast Was…

David Johns on Trump’s Arsonous Section 230 Plan to Roast Black Voices

Nov. 13, 2020

David Johns on Trump's Arsonous Section 230 Plan to Roast Black Voices David Johns is Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition. The post David Johns on Trump’s Arsonous Section 230 Plan to Roast Black Voice…

David Johns on Trump's Arsonous Section 230 Plan to Roast Black Voices

Nov. 12, 2020

Bio  is known for his passion, public policy acumen and fierce advocacy for youth. He is an enthusiast about equity—leveraging his time, talent and treasures to address the needs of individuals and communities often neglec…

Alejandro Roark on Latinos, Technology, and Access (Ep. 247)

Nov. 3, 2020

Alejandro Roark on Latinos, Section 230, and Access Alejandro Roark is Executive Director of the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) in Washington, DC. The post Alejandro Roark on Latinos, Technolog…

Alejandro Roark on Latinos, Section 230 and Access (Ep.247)

Nov. 3, 2020

Bio Alejandro Roark is Executive Director of the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP) in Washington, DC. HTTP is a national non-profit that convenes an intersectional coalition of national Latino org…

Richard Fowler on Misinformation in Black America (Ep. 246)

Oct. 21, 2020

Richard Fowler on Misinformation in Black America Fox News Contributor and entrepreneur Richard Fowler joined Joe Miller to discuss the consequences of misinformation in the Black community. The post Richard Fowler on Misinf…

Richard Fowler on Misinformation in Black America Ep 246 mixdown

Oct. 21, 2020

Bio   Richard Fowler is Host of radio’s nationally syndicated , Democratic Messaging Expert, and Millennial Engagement Specialist, Richard Fowler is an advocate for youth and social policy reform.  Currently, Richard works w…

Alison Holman on Misinformation and Your Mental Health (Ep. 245)

Oct. 14, 2020

Alison Holman on Misinformation and Your Mental Health (Ep. 245) Alison Holman, Professor of Nursing at UC Irvine, joined Joe Miller to discuss how misinformation affects your mental health. The post Alison Holman on Misinfo…

How to spot and stop misinformation with John Breyault (Ep. 244)

Oct. 6, 2020

How to spot and stop misinformation with John Breyault (Ep. 244) How to spot and stop misinformation with John Breyault (Ep. 244) -- John and Joe Miller discuss how consumers themselves can correct misinformation. The post H…

How to spot and stop misinformation with John Breyault Ep 244 mixdown

Oct. 6, 2020

How to spot and stop misinformation with John Breyault (Ep. 244) How to spot and stop misinformation with John Breyault (Ep. 244) -- John and Joe Miller discuss how consumers themselves can correct misinformation, by weigh…

Behind the App Store Purge with John Bergmayer (Ep. 243)

Sept. 28, 2020

Behind the App Store Purge with John Bergmayer (Ep. 243) John Bergmayer is Legal Director at Public Knowledge, specializing in telecommunications, media, internet, and intellectual property issues The post Behind the App Sto…

Behind the App Store Purge with John Bergmayer (Ep. 243)

Sept. 28, 2020

John Bergmayer is Legal Director at Public Knowledge, specializing in telecommunications, media, internet, and intellectual property issues. He advocates for the public interest before courts and policymakers, and works to m…

Charlton McIlwain, WashingTECH’s Incoming Board Chair, Fireside (Ep. 242)

Sept. 21, 2020

Bio Charlton McIlwain () is Vice Provost or Faculty Engagement and Development; Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. His recent work focuses on the intersections of race, digital media, and r…

Charlton McIlwain, WashingTECH’s Incoming Board Chair, Fireside (Ep. 142)

Sept. 21, 2020

Charlton McIlwain, WashingTECH's Incoming Board Chair, Fireside (Ep. 242) Charlton McIlwain (@cmcilwain) is Vice Provost or Faculty Engagement and Development; Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York Unive…