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John Samples is a Vice President and Publisher for the Cato Institute with 28 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Forum as a Director for the Center for Representative Government in the Cato Institute. The year with the most videos was 2012 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 1,971 views per program. Most appearances with William A. Niskanen (2), Brad Smith (2), Hans von Spakovsky (2). Most common tags: Campaign Finance, Electoral College, First Amendment.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2015 - Present Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute

Videos: 11 January 1, 2021 - Present Board Member, Oversight Board, Facebook

Videos: 1 c. March 21, 2001 - Present Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute

Videos: 16

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Free Speech</em>

    Free Speech

    Jacob Mchangama, founder and executive director of the Danish think tank Justitia and the host of the podcast “Clear and Present…

  • Facebook's Ban on Former President Trump

    Facebook's Ban on Former President Trump

    Two members of the Facebook Oversight Board spoke with Axios about the board’s ruling to uphold the ban on former President…

  • <em>The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet</em>

    The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet

    Jeff Kosseff described section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 that protects providers/websites from lawsuits…

  • Social Media Regulation

    Social Media Regulation

    Two Cato Institute scholars discussed social media companies and advocated against their regulation. Afterward, they…

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