Oct. 29, 2019

Elisa Shearer: Should Americans Trust News on Social Media?

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...

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Oct. 22, 2019

Andrew Free: How to Fight DNA Testing at the Border

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:   News...

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Oct. 15, 2019

Ora Tanner: The Racial Implications of Florida’s School Safety Portal

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 researcher on...

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Oct. 8, 2019

Meredith Broussard: Understanding ‘Technochauvinism

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 investigative...

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Oct. 1, 2019

Charlton McIlwain: The Internet and Racial Justice

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 racial justice activism. He...

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Sept. 24, 2019

Jeff Cole: Will Netflix Survive?

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, Cole serves as an...

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Sept. 17, 2019

CJ Johnson: Marketing and Public Policy

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 creative...

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Sept. 10, 2019

Malcom Glenn: Transportation Access

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,...

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Sept. 3, 2019

Jen Schradie: Examining "Social Media Bias"

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 at the  in Paris....

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Aug. 27, 2019

Chris Lewis: Tech Policy Outlook

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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Aug. 20, 2019

Patrick van Kessel: Kids & YouTube

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 machine learning to...

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Aug. 14, 2019

Johanna Blakley: TV & Politics

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...

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July 30, 2019

Francella Ochillo: How to Talk About 5G Without Neglecting Our Cities

Bio   Francella Ochillo () is the Executive Director of Next Century Cities. Previously, Francella was the Vice President of Policy and General Counsel for the National Hispanic Media Coalition. Francella is a digital rights advocate who is...

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July 23, 2019

Lauren McCarty: 5G Beyond Faster Speeds

5G Beyond Faster Speeds with Lauren McCarty (Ep. 194) Nokia's Lauren McCarty joined Joe Miller to discuss the potential for 5G beyond faster speeds on Ep. 194 of the WashingTECH Tech Policy Podcast.   News Roundup     FaceApp,...

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July 16, 2019

Michael J. Alkire: How to Apply Data Science to Healthcare

Bio   Michael J. Alkire (@AlkirePremier) is the President of Premier, Inc.. As President, Alkire leads the continued integration of Premier’s clinical, financial, supply chain and operational performance improvement offerings helping...

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July 2, 2019

Alex Wilson: Top 3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Adopt Bitcoin for Donations

Bio   Alex Wilson (@) is Co-Founder of The Giving Block. The Giving Block is a DC-based start-ups focused on helping non-profits incorporate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies into their funding model. Previously he was a Director at Block...

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June 25, 2019

Safiya Noble: The Future of Class, Culture, Gender and Race on Digital Media Platforms

Safiya Noble: The Future of Class, Culture, Gender and Race on Digital Media Platforms (Ep. 191) Bio Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble () is an Associate Professor at UCLA in the Departments of Information Studies and African American Studies, and a visiting...

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June 18, 2019

Monica Anderson: Generation Z's social media trends

Bio Monica Anderson () is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center primarily studying internet and technology issues. Much of her recent work has focused on the impact of the , the role of , and  of social media. She has a...

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June 11, 2019

Alfred Mathewson: How to Think About Race, Tech & Antitrust

Bio Alfred Mathewson () is the former Emeritus Professor of Law and Henry Weihofen Chair of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law. He joined the UNM law faculty in 1983 after working as a corporate, securities and banking lawyer in Denver....

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June 4, 2019

Chris Jones: The Local Power of Blockchain

Bio Chris Jones () is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dragonchain and Co-founder of the Blockchain Seattle Conference. He’s a long-time entrepreneur and an expert in strategy, product marketing and user acquisition. He is adept at translating...

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May 28, 2019

Kriti Sharma: How to Defeat AI Bias

Bio  Kriti Sharma () is an Artificial Intelligence expert and a leading global voice on ethical technology and its impact on society. She built her first robot at the age of 15 in India and has been building innovative AI technologies to solve...

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May 21, 2019

Luis Avila: The New Battleground State --Empowering Voters in Arizona

Bio   Luis Avila () is the President and Founder of Iconico Campaigns, a company that works to build advocacy capacity in organizations around the country. Migrating in 2000 from Mexico, Luis stayed in the U.S. to attend college, where he...

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May 14, 2019

Harold Feld: How to Regulate Digital Platforms

Bio Harold Feld is Public Knowledge's Senior Vice President. Before becoming Senior Vice President at Public Knowledge, Harold worked as Senior Vice President of Media Access Project, advocating for the public interest in media,...

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May 7, 2019

Randy Abreu: Is it Too Late for Cities?: Tech, the New Green Deal, and Climate Justice

Bio   Randy Abreu (@AbreuAndTheCity) is the Senior Legislative Advisor to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Abreu served in the Obama Administration where he was appointed to the Department of Energy's Office of...

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