Centre for Media Technology and Democracy

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...

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...

Regulating the Internet: Can Canadian Democracy Survive Big Tech?

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A recent spate of high-profile incidents, including the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, have brought to light the threats to democracy posed by our digital landscape./maxbellschoolCategory:...

New report on protecting democratic expression online | Public Policy Forum

Published: 3Feb2021

Supported by the Max Bell School's Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, the Canadian Commission on Democratic Expression has released a new report detailing six recommendations to enable...

New Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy launched at McGill University’s Max Bell School of Public Policy

Published: 20Oct2020

The Centre is McGill’s focal point on critical research and public debate about the role of media and emerging technologies in shaping democracy and public life

2020 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture Part II: Cory Doctorow

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Part II of the 2020 Beaverbrook Public Lecture is with acclaimed novelist, activist, and journalist, Cory Doctorow./maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach

2020 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture Part I: Shoshana Zuboff

23Nov202012:00
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Part I of the 2020 Beaverbrook Public Lecture series is with author and professor, Shoshana Zuboff. Dr./maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach

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