Taylor Owen on Digital Governance

Reddit AMA with Kevin Newman and Taylor Owen

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New podcast launches to cover the impact of technology on our democracy during the 2019 Canadian federal election

Published: 5Sep2019

Attention Control with Kevin Newman podcast released its first episodes this week, exploring digital media’s impact on the 2019 federal election....

Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge Winners Announced

Published: 15Aug2019

The Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge has awarded 18 Research Awards ranging from $3,000 to $75,000 to research teams from Canada and abroad. The Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge is a...

Canadians' media-consumption habits lead to misinformation | National Observer

Published: 8Aug2019

August 7, 2019 | A report published by the Digital Democracy Project suggests that overall misinformation levels in Canada are low. However, certain trends in media consumption put news consumers...

People with strong partisan views get more facts wrong on a current events test: survey | Global News

Published: 8Aug2019

August 8, 2019 | A survey launched by the Digital Democracy Project found that most Canadians across the political spectrum got a common set of facts from an array of mainstream media outlets. The...

Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge Launched ahead of 2019 Election

Published: 10Jul2019

Dr. Taylor Owen, holder of the Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications received, with Dr. Elizabeth Dubois (University of Ottawa), a Canada History Fund grant to run the Digital...

Federal election easy prey for social media manipulators, experts warn | CBC News

Published: 26Jun2019

JUNE 24, 2019 | Taylor Owen, an expert in the political impact of digital technologies, warns that the social media infrastructure is to blame for the spread of fake news and political interference...

Election interference is happening in Canada: What you can do to stop it | CBC News

Published: 25Jun2019

June 25, 2019 | Online interference is happening in the run-up to Canada's fall federal election. CBC News looked at who's behind it and what you can do to stop it. The interview featured Taylor...

Taylor Owen in The Globe and Mail: Who will answer the Christchurch Call? Nobody, if tech platforms continue ungoverned | OPINION

Published: 19Jun2019

May 23, 2019 | Taylor Owen, Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communication at the Max Bell School of Public Policy, writes that the Christchurch Call might be a missed opportunity for...

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