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New Digital Realities; New Oversight Solutions
August 20, 2020
A new report by authors Tom Wheeler, Phil Verveer, and Gene Kimmelman addresses the challenge of government oversight for digital platform companies. It...
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Countering Underinvestment in Prevention by Platform Companies
October 31, 2019
This Policy Paper is part of the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project’s efforts to explain and disseminate ideas about regulation of major technology...
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Platform Accountability: An Interim Measure
April 15, 2019
Download the PDF of this paper here. Introduction The major digital platform companies present a large, complicated array of benefits and problems...
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Can Cities Save the Census? A Local Framework for Our Nation's First Digital Count
April 1, 2019
With trust in federal government and institutions at historic lows, local governments, including cities and counties, must play a critical role in the...
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Estimating the Effect of Asking About Citizenship on the U.S. Census
March 21, 2019
The 2020 U.S. Census will, for the first time since 1950, ask about residents’ citizenship status. The effect of doing so on census completion across different...
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Platform Accountability and Contemporary Competition Law: Practical Considerations
November 20, 2018
The Sherman Act of 1890 was the first federal law to address business monopolies. Are...
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The Root of the Matter: Data and Duty
November 1, 2018
Rules for the New Digital Economy Should Look to Old Common Law Traditions There are 39 million books in the Library of Congress. This impressive analog...
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The Press Has Never Been More Vital to the Survival of Democracy: 2018 Theodore H. White Lecture by Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer
October 15, 2018
Renowned journalists Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer delivered the 29th Annual Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics, a conversation with Shorenstein...
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Kristen Soltis Anderson on millennials and the midterms, attitudes on Kavanaugh hearings, and the future of the GOP
October 5, 2018
September 24, 2018- Kristen Soltis Anderson, pollster and co-founder of Echelon Insights, author of The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America...
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Time to Fix It: Developing Rules for Internet Capitalism
August 16, 2018
A Shorenstein Center Fellows Research Paper by Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of the FCC under President Barack Obama, and Senior Research Fellow at Harvard...