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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.

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Joy-Ann Reid: How Race Impacts the 2016 Election

Joy-Ann Reid: How Race Impacts the 2016 Election

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

October 11, 2016 — Joy-Ann Reid, host of MSNBC’s “AM Joy” discussed the role of race within the Republican and Democratic parties, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the need for the U.S. to reckon with its history, in a…