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Should Other Countries Copy Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code?

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Join Professors Taylor Owen and Anya Schiffrin on April 15 for a discussion with Australia’s Rod Sims, the architect of the controversial Australian News Media Code which requires Google and...

Video | Regulating the Internet: Can Canadian Democracy Survive Big Tech?

12 Apr 2021

On March April 6, 2021, the Max Bell School hosted Regulating the Internet: Can Canadian Democracy Survive Big Tech?, a panel discussion on whether the government should regulate online platforms...

To govern Big Tech, listen to those most harmed by it | National Post

Published: 9Mar2021

March 19, 2021 | Taylor Owen's latest piece for the National Post delves into algorithmic bias and the disproportionate harms Big Tech inflicts on people of colour. One piece of the solution? ...

Regulating the Internet: Can Canadian Democracy Survive Big Tech?

31Mar202118:00
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A recent spate of high-profile incidents, including the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, have brought to light the threats to democracy posed by our digital landscape./maxbellschoolCategory:...

Saving Journalism from Big Tech | Project Syndicate

Published: 9Mar2021

March 5, 2021 | Google and Facebook have dominated digital advertising in search and social networking, creating a business model that is not based on the distribution of reliable information....

Is Big Tech ungovernable? | Globe and Mail

Published: 1Mar2021

February 26, 2021 | It is increasingly clear that the many benefits of digital platforms such as Facebook, Amazon and Google come with significant economic, social and political costs. Reflecting...

New report on protecting democratic expression online | Public Policy Forum

Published: 3Feb2021

Supported by the Max Bell School's Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy, the Canadian Commission on Democratic Expression has released a new report detailing six recommendations to enable...

Trump’s social-media ban clouds a bigger crisis: the power and systemic failure of Big Tech | The Globe and Mail

Published: 2Feb2021

January 14, 2021 | In his opinion piece in The Globe and Mail, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen discusses the effects of the recent social-media ban imposed on Donald Trump. Take a look at the...

The vaccine will only work if enough people take it | Globe and Mail

Published: 5Jan2021

January 5, 2020 | While the COVID-19 vaccine offers us an eventual way past the pandemic, many Canadians are unsure about taking or unwilling to take a vaccine. In this Globe and Mail article, Max...

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