Taylor Owen on Digital Governance

Curbing Online Harms | CBC Radio

Published: 23Jun2022

June 20, 2022 | With the Canadian Commission on Democratic Expression's new report hot off the press, Commission co-chair and Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen sat down for an interview with...

Stronger government regulation of social media companies could improve free speech, says expert | CBC Radio

Published: 2May2022

In an interview with CBC Radio, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen—who leads the School's Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy—opined on the role regulation can play in safeguarding free...

Whose speech will Elon Musk’s Twitter be protecting, exactly? | Globe and Mail

Published: 28Apr2022

April 27, 2022 | Taylor Owen and Supriya Dwivedi of the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy write that Elon Musk's recent purchase of Twitter might strengthen the democratic governance that...

New podcast brings leading research on kids and tech to the mainstream

Published: 10Mar2022

It’s one of the most pressing questions for researchers and families today: How are children affected by digital technology? Parents, caregivers, experts and policymakers are struggling to...

How to protect children from Big Tech's harms | The National Post

Published: 16Nov2021

November 7, 2021 | Co-written by Max Bell School Professor Taylor Owen with Sonja Solomun, their article in the National Post looks at how the recently leaked Facebook Papers have spurred public...

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...

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...

How to fix Facebook | Globe and Mail

Published: 6Oct2021

October 6, 2021 | In this episode of the Globe and Mail'sThe Decibel podcast, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen speaks about harmful effects of Facebook's addictive nature and what we can do...

In the digital age, who has a right to be anonymous and whose information has a right to be secure? | The Globe and Mail

Published: 16Aug2021

August 13, 2021 |  "Anonymity is seen by many as an inherent right in the digital age. But is this right absolute?". In this op-ed in the Globe and Mail, Max Bell School Professor Taylor Owen takes...

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