A leading advocate for responsible tech joins McGill | McGill News

Published: 19 June 2023

June 14, 2023 | Former product manager at Facebook, Frances Haugen, released thousands of internal Facebook documents that showed the social media giant was aware of harms caused by its products....

Government of Canada announces $5.5m to create Canadian Digital Media Research Network at McGill, UofT

Published: 7 June 2023

Montreal, QC (June 7, 2023) — The Government of Canada has announced $5.5 million to create the Canadian Digital Media Research Network (CDMRN), a first-of-its-kind research community in Canada...

Platform Governance Research Network Conference (PlatGovNet) 2023

Monday, April 3, 2023 07:00toTuesday, April 4, 2023 13:00

Imagining Sustainable, Trustworthy, and Democratic Platform Governance/maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences

Elections Alberta recommends legislative changes to tackle misinformation, disinformation | CBC

Published: 12 January 2023

December 7, 2022 | The independent and non-partisan office that administers Alberta's provincial elections is recommending legislative changes to address misinformation and disinformation. Mathieu...

Stop prioritizing the profits of Big Tech over the health of our kids | Toronto Star

Published: 12 January 2023

December 30, 2022 | Supriya Dwivedi, the director of policy and engagement at the Centre for Media, Technology, and Democracy at McGill University, wrote about the opportunity Canada has in the...

Class-action lawsuit against Facebook claiming discrimination gets the green light | CBC

Published: 12 January 2023

January 4, 2023 | The Quebec Court of Appeal has approved a class-action lawsuit launched on behalf of Facebook users who claim they were discriminated against because the social media giant...

2022 Annual Beaverbrook Lecture: Jameel Jaffer and Frances Haugen

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 17:00to19:30

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to consider the two cases involving Florida and Texas’s social media laws, signalling a hugely significant court battle in the United States about the...

How should Canada tackle harmful online content? Look beyond our borders, experts say | Toronto Star

Published: 10 August 2022

July 14, 2022 | As a member of the 12-person advisory group convened by the federal government to weigh in on the Liberals' online harms legislation, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen provided...



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