public policy

Canada to announce framework for accountability & transparency from social media platforms | Primetime Politics

Published: 17May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | Digital media expert and Professor at the Max Bell School of Public Policy, Taylor Owen explains Canada's Digital Charter, the federal government'a latest engagement to provide a...

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...

Taylor Owen on the challenges of moderating online content | CBC News

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | McGill University's Chair of Media, Ethics and Communications Taylor Owen joined CBC's Andrew Nichols to talk about the challenges in tackling online extremism. The technical...

Debunking carbon tax myths | Financial Post

Published: 10Apr2019

APRIL 5, 2019 | With the federal carbon tax coming in to the four provinces in Canada, how will it affect small businesses? Is the carbon tax constitutional?  Chris Ragan, economist and director of...

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....

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