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A Turning Point in the Oversight of Digital Platforms: A Challenge for American Leadership

A Turning Point in the Oversight of Digital Platforms: A Challenge for American Leadership

February 25, 2021, 1:50 pm
Tom Wheeler and Phil Verveer, Senior Fellows, Digital Platforms & Democracy Project

The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Kennedy School orof Harvard University. Discussion Papers have not undergone formal review and approval. Such papers are included in…

New Digital Realities; New Oversight Solutions

New Digital Realities; New Oversight Solutions

August 20, 2020, 9:22 am
Tom Wheeler, Phil Verveer, and Gene Kimmelman

A new report by authors Tom Wheeler, Phil Verveer, and Gene Kimmelman addresses the challenge of government oversight for digital platform companies. It suggests the creation of a new federal agency designed to deal with digital issues rather than industrial ones, and the development of a new approach that replaces industrial era regulation with a new, more agile regulatory model better suited for the dynamism of the digital era.

Audio & Video

On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A Podcast with Jane Perlez of The New York Times. Click Here to Listen.

On the Trail of Xi Jinping: a new Podcast by Jane Perlez

December 19, 2019, 6:41 am

U.S./China relations have seen huge shifts over the past decade. Jane Perlez, former Beijing Bureau Chief for The New York Times, witnessed much of it during her seven years reporting from China. Listen to her new podcast below. You can…