Episodes

July 27, 2020

Philip Howard: Lie Machines and the Propaganda Marketplace

Bio Philip N. Howard () the Director of the  and a statutory  at  at the . Howard investigates the impact of digital media on political life around the world, and he is a frequent commentator on global media...

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July 20, 2020

Sara Harrison: Telehealth at the End of Life

Sara Harrison - 'Telehealth at the End of Life' (Ep. 238) Sara Harrison, a New York City-based freelance journalist, joined Joe Miller to talk about telehealth and palliative care. Bio Sara Harrison (@SaraHarrison) is a freelance writer and journalist...

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July 13, 2020

Henry Greenidge: Transportation Equity

with Henry Greenidge (Ep. 237) Transportation Equity with Henry Greenidge (Ep. 237) -- New York University's McSilver Institute Fellow-in-Residence Henry Greenidge joined Joe to discuss transportation equity and what new legislation will mean for...

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June 29, 2020

Christina Thomas: Virtual Training for Young Global Leaders

Bio Christina Thomas is the Divisional Vice President for Youth Exchanges at World Learning. Christina oversees the World Learning’s multimillion-dollar U.S. and international youth exchange portfolio consisting of World Learning’s flagship...

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June 22, 2020

Gowri Ramachandran: Protecting the 2020 Election from COVID19 with

‘Protecting the 2020 Election from COVID19’ with (Ep. 235) Protecting the 2020 Election from COVID 19 - Gowri Ramachandran, Counsel in the Election Security program at the Brennan Center joined Joe Miller. Bio Gowri Ramachandran is Counsel...

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June 15, 2020

Harold Hughes: Privacy Best Practices for Startups

Bio Harold Hughes () is the founder & CEO of  – an identity infrastructure company that helps companies and organizations transparently manage, aggregate, and store valuable consumer data. A rising star in sports tech, Harold has had his...

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June 8, 2020

Mayors for Tech Justice with Newport News Mayor McKinley Price

Bio McKinley L. Price is President of the African American Mayors Association and Mayor of Newport News, Virginia. He is a native of Newport News, Virginia. He graduated from Huntington High School in 1967 and then received his Bachelor of Arts...

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June 1, 2020

Chris Lewis: Regulating Social Media: It’s the Moderation, Stupid

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 political strategy...

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May 18, 2020

Licy Docanto: Health Tech and Communications in Crisis

Bio Licy Do Canto () is Managing Director of BCW Healthcare in the firm’s Public Affairs and Crisis practice. He leads policy and public affairs strategy for the firm’s healthcare clients in North America across public and...

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May 4, 2020

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings: Covid-19, Surveillance and the Future of Baltimore

Bio Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings () is President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions, a certified B Corporation and mission-driven strategy firm, dedicated to helping community-based, philanthropic, academic, governmental, and corporate...

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April 27, 2020

Robert Phillips: Taking on the Inequities Laid Bare by COVID-19

Bio Robert Phillips () leads the strategic direction, fiscal stewardship, daily operations, and overall management of Alluma as CEO. A healthcare advocate and philanthropist, Robert joined the Board of Alluma (then Social Interest Solutions) in...

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April 20, 2020

Doug Brake: Digital Policy for Physical Distancing

Bio   Doug Brake ()  directs the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation’s work on broadband and spectrum policy. He writes extensively and speaks frequently to lawmakers, the news media, and other influential audiences on topics...

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April 15, 2020

Michael Connor: Shareholder Actions and Social Justice in Tech

Bio Michael Connor () is the Executive Director of Open MIC, which he helped launch following a distinguished career as a media executive, entrepreneur and journalist. He has served as a consultant for more than a decade in the field of corporate...

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April 7, 2020

Jessica Fulton: COVID-19 and Black America

Bio   Jessica Fulton () is the Vice President at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies where she engages in research and analysis to identify policies that advance the socioeconomic status of the Black community. She also...

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April 4, 2020

Hon. Geoffrey Starks: Communications Policy in the COVID-19 Era Hon. Geoffrey Starks

‘ in the COVID-19 Era’ with Geoffrey Starks (Ep. 225)     FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks joined Joe Miller to discuss the communications priorities his office is focused on amidst the coronavirus pandemic.   ...

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March 28, 2020

Askhen Kazaryan: Tech Policy in Extraordinary Times

TechFreedom’s Ashkhen Kazaryan joined Joe Miller (@joemillerjd) to discuss how policymakers should think about tech policy in extraordinary times like these.

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March 20, 2020

Jeff Lane: Criminal Justice and Tech: The Digital Street

‘The -- Criminal Justice and Tech' with Jeff Lane (Ep. 223) Rutgers’ Jeff Lane joined Joe Miller to shed light on “the digital street”—how social media shapes the criminal justice system in Harlem and beyond. Bio Jeffrey Lane ()...

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March 13, 2020

Robert Eschmann: How New Internet Technologies Are Unmasking Hidden Racism

Bio A Boston University School of Social Work faculty member since 2017, Rob Eschmann () is a scholar and teacher whose interests include educational inequality, community violence, racism, social media and youth wellbeing. His research seeks to...

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March 5, 2020

Bärí Williams: A New 401(k) for Small Businesses

Bio Bärí A. Williams is an attorney and startup advisor, previously served as Vice President of Legal, Policy, and Business Affairs at All Turtles, an artificial intelligence studio. Her primary practice areas include emerging technology...

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Feb. 24, 2020

Gary Radburn: How Real Innovators Use VR for Social Good

Bio  Gary Radburn () is the Director of VR/AR solutions at Dell. As part of this role, he works closely with Dell customers on VR/AR deployments and help to establish Dell’s VR Centers of Excellence with locations around the...

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Feb. 11, 2020

John Godfrey: 5G is Here: What Does that Mean for You?

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 on communications policy,...

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Feb. 4, 2020

Licy Do Canto: How Data Mapping Can Save Moms’ Lives

‘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 the firm’s...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Anne Nelson: How Media Policies Have Helped the Far Right

'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 bigger than they are....

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Jan. 21, 2020

Yosef Getachew: How Politics Infect Media Ownership Diversity in the U.S

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 and communications issues....

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