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The Sunday Show - Tech Policy Press 2nd May 2021
Technology & Democracy
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Technology & Democracy

First, we hear a couple of key exchanges from a Senate hearing last week that featured testimony on algorithms and amplification on social media from Facebook, YouTube and Twitter executives.

Second, Yaël Eisenstat brings us an interview with Eileen Donahoe, the Executive Director of the Global Digital Policy Incubator at Stanford University, Cyber Policy Center to discuss the final report of the Task Force on US Strategy to Support Democracy and Counter Authoritarianism, a bipartisan group of leaders, experts, and former policy makers committed to addressing the worldwide decline in democratic freedom and the rise in authoritarianism that endanger US national security.

And third, we speak with Jade Magnus Ogunnaike, senior director on the campaigns team at Color Of Change, the nation’s largest racial justice organization with more than seven million members, about the tech policy priorities the organization published in April.