Join us for a webinar series organized by the Program on Democracy and the Internet (PDI) at Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center (CPC). The webinar will take place every Tuesday, starting September 27th from 12 PM - 1 PM Pacific Time.
This fall quarter, we feature a variety of speakers who will discuss working papers or projects at the intersection of free speech, democracy, security, and digital communication technologies. Our speakers include those who focus on policy to others who concentrate on empirical work around cyber issues.
The speaker line up includes:
September 27 - Katie Harbath, Former Facebook Public Policy Director, “Platform Policies for the 2022 Election”
October 4 - Josh Tucker, NYU, “Echo Chambers, Rabbit Holes, and Algorithmic Bias: How YouTube Recommends Content to Real Users”
October 11 - Tim Hwang, Substack, Topic TBA
October 18 - Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Oxford University, Reuters Institute, “The Power of Platforms: Shaping Media and Society”
October 25 - Meicen Sun, Program on Democracy and the Internet, “Internet Control as A Winning Strategy: How the Duality of Information Consolidates Autocratic Rule in the Digital Age.”
November 1 - Chenyan Jia, Program on Democracy and the Internet, “The Evolving Role of AI In Political News Consumption: The Effects of Algorithmic vs. Community Label on Perceived Accuracy of Hyper-partisan Misinformation”
November 8 - Aleksandra Kuczerawy, Program on Platform Regulation, “European Developments in Internet Regulation”
November 15 - Chris Hoofnagle, UC Berkeley, Topic TBA
November 22 - THANKSGIVING BREAK
November 29 - Ronald Robertson, Stanford Internet Observatory, “Engagement Outweighs Exposure to Partisan and Unreliable News within Google Search”
December 6 - Karen Nershi, Stanford Internet Observatory, ““Assessing the Political Motivations of Ransomware Attacks”
These sessions are open to the public but registration is required. You can register for single or multiple sessions.