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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...

Remarks by Taylor Owen: International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy

Published: 28May2019

Remarks by Taylor Owen, Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communication and Associate Professor in the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University...

The Christchurch Call: toward a global effort to fight online hate speech | Globe and Mail

Published: 17May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | World leaders including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, France's President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern met at the "Christchurch Call" summit to...

Des politiciens s'engagent à tenir tête aux géants de la technologie | Radio Canada

Published: 17May2019

MAY 12, 2019 | Social media companies are beginning to worry politicians around the world. In the context of the coming 2019 election, elected officials are worried that non-compliance with current...

Canada's new ‘Digital Charter’ | Welland Tribune

Published: 17May2019

MAY 12, 2019 | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced the new Digital Charter, an attempt for the government to step in and regulate tech giants. This framework aims at setting...

Taylor Owen on the "Christchurch Call" | CBC Radio

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders reunited in Paris for the "Christchurch Call" summit. This meeting brought together politicians and industry leaders in tech to...

Regulating Social Media Giants | The Reporter

Published: 10Apr2019

APRIL 9, 2019 | The Canadian government is now considering to actively regulate social media platforms such as Facebook, given the lack of results from self-regulation. "We better get the...

Why are governments slow to regulate social media? | Global News

Published: 10Apr2019

APRIL 8, 2019 | Social media has been deeply ingrained in our daily lives and with the current spread of hate and misinformation, governments have been slow to regulate social media companies....

Leading digital media scholar, Taylor Owen, appointed to McGill’s Max Bell School of Public Policy

Published: 6Nov2018

The Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University is excited to announce that leading scholar of media, technology and public policy, Taylor Owen, will be joining the Max Bell School in...

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