Tech Policy

Episodes

‘5G is Here: What Does that Mean for You?’ with John Godfrey (Ep 219)

Feb. 11, 2020

Bio John Godfrey (@SamsungDC) is Senior Vice President of Public Policy for Samsung Electronics America. Based in Washington, D.C., he leads Samsung’s public policy team in engagement with government and industry, focusing o…

‘How Data Mapping Can Save Moms’ Lives’ with Licy Do Canto (Ep. 218)

Feb. 4, 2020

‘How Data Mapping Can Save Moms’ Lives’ with Licy Do Canto (Ep. 218) Bio As Managing Director of BCW Healthcare in the firm’s Public Affairs and Crisis practice, Licy Do Canto () leads policy and public affairs strategy for …

How Media Policies Have Helped the Far Right' with Anne Nelson (Ep. 217)

Jan. 28, 2020

'How Media Policies Have Helped the Far Right' w/ (Ep. 217) The author of 'Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right' and Joe Miller discuss how media public policy has helped the Right seem bi…

'How Politics Infect Media Ownership Diversity in the U.S.' with Yosef Getachew (Ep. 216)

Jan. 21, 2020

Bio Yosef Getachew () serves as Program Director of the Media & Democracy Program at Common Cause. Prior to joining Common Cause, Yosef served as a Policy Fellow at Public Knowledge where he worked on a variety of technology…

The Human Factor of Cybersecurity with Sherrod DeGrippo Ep. 215

Jan. 14, 2020

"The '' of Cybersecurity" with Sherrod DeGrippo (Ep. 215) Proofpoint's Sherrod DeGrippo joined Joe Miller on the WashingTECH Podcast to discuss malware, the Emotet threat, and the human factor of cybersecurity. Bio She…

'The Termination Right -- Here's what creators need to know' with Dylan Gilbert (Ep. 214)

Dec. 24, 2019

Bio Dylan Gilbert () is Policy Counsel at Public Knowledge where he advocates for the public interest with a focus on government affairs. His core work includes privacy, copyright reform, and a variety of telecommunications …

‘How to Connect Underrepresented Students to International Opportunities’ with Mohamed Abdel-Kader (Ep. 213)

Dec. 17, 2019

Bio Mohamed Abdel-Kader () is Executive Director of the Stevens Initiative at the Aspen Institute. He previously served in the administration of President Barack Obama as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International and Fore…

Facebook and Civil Rights: What are the Options? with Ebonie Riley (Ep. 212)

Dec. 10, 2019

Bio Ebonie Riley currently serves as DC Bureau Chief of National Action Network’s Washington, DC Bureau. The function of the Bureau is to advocate for and influence Federal public policy that reflects the needs and desires o…

'What if There's Too Much Privacy?' with Michele Gilman (Ep. 211)

Nov. 26, 2019

'What if There's Too Much Privacy?' with Michele Gilman (Ep. 211) Policymakers often discuss privacy as something that is lacking. But what if there is too much privacy? Michele Gilman joined Joe Miller to explain.  Bio …

Fintech and Small Business with Tyler McIntyre (Ep. 209)

Nov. 12, 2019

Bio Tyler McIntyre () is the founder & CTO of Novo, a small business challenger bank in the United States that is building technology to help small and medium-sized businesses better understand where and how they are spendin…

The Common Law History of Section 230 with Brent Skorup (Ep. 208)

Nov. 5, 2019

The Common Law History of Section 230 with Brent Skorup (Ep. 208)   Bio Brent Skorup () is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His research areas include transportation technology,...

Should Americans Trust News on Social Media? with Elisa Shearer (Ep. 207)

Oct. 29, 2019

Bio   Elisa Shearer () is a Research Associate at the Pew Research Center. She earned her Masters in Communications,  Culture, and Technology from Georgetown and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Houghton College, from...

'How to Fight DNA Testing at the Border' with Andrew Free (Ep. 206)

Oct. 22, 2019

Bio Andrew Free () is an abolitionist lawyer fighting alongside immigrant communities in the Deep South and across the country to defend deportations and advance civil rights. Resources   by Jason DeParle     HEADLINES:  …

The Racial Implications of Florida’s School Safety Portal with Ora Tanner (Ep. 205)

Oct. 15, 2019

Bio     Ora Tanner () is Assistant Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of South Florida (USF). She previously worked as a nuclear physicist, science educator, and more recently as a graduate re…

Understanding ‘Technochauvinism’ with Meredith Broussard (Ep. 204)

Oct. 8, 2019

Bio Data journalist Meredith Broussard () is an associate professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University and the author of . Her academic research focuses on artificial intelligence in investig…

Ep. 203: The Internet and Racial Justice with Charlton McIlwain

Oct. 1, 2019

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 …

Will Netflix Survive? with Jeff Cole (Ep. 202)

Sept. 24, 2019

Bio   Jeffrey Cole has been at the forefront of media and communication technology issues both in the United States and internationally for the past three decades. An expert in the field of technology and emerging media, Col…

Marketing and Public Policy with CJ Johnson (Ep. 201)

Sept. 17, 2019

Bio   CJ Johnson is an award-winning creative entrepreneur, speaker and internet personality. First known as the go-to “branding guru” supporting hundreds of startups and Fortune 500 companies worldwide with his impactful cr…

Transportation Access with Malcom Glenn (Ep. 200)

Sept. 10, 2019

Bio   Malcom Glenn () is a writer, speaker, and public policy and communications specialist.   Malcom is currently the Head of Global Policy for Accessibility and Underserved Communities at  in Washington, DC,...

Examining "Social Media Bias" with Jen Schradie (Ep. 199)

Sept. 3, 2019

Examining "" with Jen Schradie Jen Schradie joined Joe Miller on the to discuss her work challenging the alleged "social media bias" that has been claimed by conservatives. Bio Jen Schradie is an Assistant Professor a…

Tech Policy Outlook with Chris Lewis

Aug. 27, 2019

Bio Christopher Lewis is President and CEO at Public Knowledge. Prior to being elevated to President and CEO, Chris served for as PK's Vice President from 2012 to 2019 where he led the organization's day-to-day advocacy and …

Patrick van Kessel: Kids & YouTube (Ep. 197)

Aug. 20, 2019

Bio   Patrick van Kessel () is a senior data scientist at Pew Research Center, specializing in computational social science research and methodology. He is the author of studies that have used natural language processing and…

Johanna Blakley: TV & Politics (Ep. 196)

Aug. 14, 2019

Bio Johanna Blakley, PhD, is the managing director at the  Based at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Blakley performs research on a wide variety of topics, including.…