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Taylor Owen on What the Latest Facebook Revelations Mean for Canada’s Online Harms Legislative Plans | The Law Bytes Podcast

Published: 21Oct2021

October 18, 2021 | Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's damning revelations about the harms caused by Facebook and its suite of other social media platforms have spurred American policymakers to...

The House: Planes, trains and vaccines | CBC Radio

Published: 21Oct2021

October 9, 2021 | It seems like reining in the power of Big Tech is one of the few bipartisan issues these days. In the coming weeks, American lawmakers representing both major parties will be...

We have the regulatory tools we need to fix Facebook | Globe and Mail

Published: 15Oct2021

 October 14, 2021 | In this opinion piece, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen, former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin, and chair of the Canadian Citizens' Assembly on Democratic...

Five competition ministers discuss regulating Big Tech | Columbia Journalism Review

Published: 26Apr2021

May 14, 2021 | Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen recently chaired a virtual panel with competition ministers from five different countries. Among the topics discussed: the hotly debated new...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation | McGill Newsroom

Published: 26Apr2021

April 6, 2021| The mis- and dis-information that fills many corners of the American media ecosystem is having an affect on Canadians' perceptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research...

Are Google and Facebook really the future of journalism? | Columbia Journalism Review

Published: 26Apr2021

April 28, 2021 | This article in the Columbia Journalism Review explores a recent seminar—co-hosted by the Max Bell School's Taylor Owen—that brought together competition ministers from across the...

Platform Responsibility and Regulation in Canada | Jolt Digest

Published: 18Mar2021

This new research from Sonja Solomun, Maryna Polataiko, and Helen A. Hayes of the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy delves into key considerations for the regulation of internet platforms...

To govern Big Tech, listen to those most harmed by it | National Post

Published: 9Mar2021

March 19, 2021 | Taylor Owen's latest piece for the National Post delves into algorithmic bias and the disproportionate harms Big Tech inflicts on people of colour. One piece of the solution? ...

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