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    Social Media and Terrorism

    United Kingdom public policy representatives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified at a British Home Affairs Committee hearing on their companies' approaches to countering…

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    President Obama 2015 Year-End News Conference

    President Obama responded to questions from reporters ahead of his annual family vacation in Hawaii. Responding to question about the U.S. visa program and social media, the president…

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    Book Discussion on Notorious RBG

    Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik talked about their book, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. They spoke with CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin.

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    Social Media and Politics

    Shira Center moderated a discussion on the effects of social media on the 2016 political campaigns and whether social media was ruining politics. The panelists responded to questions…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Jeff Weiner

    Jeff Weiner was interviewed at the seventh annual Washington Ideas Forum. He spoke about the importance of his social networking site to employers and job seekers. The Washington Ideas…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “How is social media changing politics?"The question was derived from a Politico Magazine article by Nicholas Carr titled, "How…

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    Social Media and Terrorism

    Homeland Security and Justice Department officials testified on the use of social media by ISIS* to recruit fighters, spread propaganda, and plot attacks. FBI Counterterrorism…

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    Cybersecurity Challenges

    FBI Director James Comey spoke about Justice Department efforts to address cybersecurity challenges. He said that one of the most urgent threats facing the U.S. was ISIL* recruitment…

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    Book Discussion on Terms of Service

    Jacob Silverman talked about his book, Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James Michener…

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    Social Media and Terrorism

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the role of social media in recruiting for terrorist organizations. The witnesses outlined the online tactics and capabilities of ISIS* and other…

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    Twitter and Free Speech

    Gabriel Stricker talked about Twitter’s culture, policies, and effect on free speech around the world.  This event of the Dean’s Speaker Series at the Haas School of…

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    Elonis v. United States Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Elonis v. United States. The case involves free speech and criminal threats in the age of the Internet and social media. At issue in the…

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    Technology and the 2014 Elections

    Stu Trevelyan and Chuck DeFeo talked about how technology was being used in the campaigns of the 2014 midterm elections. Topics included how ads target individuals through television…

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    Social Media and Campaign 2014

    Darren Samuelsohn talked about the use of digital and social media by political campaigns and how the importance of online outreach was changing traditional campaign methods.

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    Discussion on Social Media and Politics

    Panelists talked about social media’s impact on the careers of politicians and journalists such as former Representative Anthony Weiner (NY), former CBS News Anchor Dan Rather, former…

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    Future of Getting Lost

    Panelists talked about the use of technology in disaster relief, finding lost airliners and people, and the desirability of getting lost. Panelists included New York Times travel…

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    Conspiracy Theories

    Kurt Eichenwald talked about his Newsweek article, “The Plots to Destroy America,” in which he examined conspiracy theories and the threat they may pose to U.S. national…

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    Panels on Technology, Society, and Social Media

    Panelists talked about how to include more minorities in the technology industry, the critical importance of mentoring, using the Internet to make a difference, and a panel on information…

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    Feminism and Social Media

    Robin Morgan talked about the state of the feminist movement, social media, women in politics, and other subjects. Ms. Morgan is the author of Sisterhood Is Powerful and Fighting…

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    Book TV Social Media Review

    Book TV reported on some of their social media activities from the past week.

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