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

Published: 28 April 2022

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...

Government of Canada announces expert advisory group on online safety

Published: 1 April 2022

March 30, 2022 | The Government of Canada will engage with an expert advisory group - including Professor Taylor Owen - to provide advice on a revised approach to combatting harmful online content.

‘Screen Time’: New TVO podcast guides us on technological revolution and children | Toronto Star

Published: 23 March 2022

March 21, 2022 | Screen Time, a new podcast co-hosted by Taylor Owen of the Max Bell School's Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, delves into the relationship between kids and the rapidly...

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

Published: 10 March 2022

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...

Evaluating the state of the Platform Governance agenda | Schwartz Reisman Institute

Published: 18 February 2022

February 11, 2022 | As part of the Schwartz Reisman Institute's Seminar Series, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen delivered a presentation on the regulatory frameworks governments are putting...

Neil Young’s dispute with Spotify over Joe Rogan increases pressure on streamer to monitor content | The Globe and Mail

Published: 1 February 2022

January 31, 2022 | With Spotify navigating the fallout from Neil Young’s dispute with the company over podcaster Joe Rogan, the audio-streaming giant is under increasing pressure to join other...

Taylor Owen to speak in University of Toronto's SRI Seminar Series

Published: 5 January 2022

Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communications and director of The Center for Media, Technology and Democracy Taylor Owen will join University of Toronto's Schwartz Reisman Institute for...

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

Published: 16 November 2021

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...

CMHR to host virtual symposium on online hate | Winnipeg Sun

Published: 9 November 2021

November 8, 2021 | Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen recently spoke at a virtual symposium hosted by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. “We’ve had this experience where everybody needs to...


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