Podcast: How do you solve a problem like Facebook?

Can sites like Facebook censor fake news and hate speech?  Can the government make them?  And if so–is that a good idea?

EPISODE 22: SUMMARY

In this episode of The First Five, host Lata Nott goes over the various legal challenges that social media platforms like Facebook face when trying to handle problems like hate speech, fake news, and data privacy.

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HOST

Lata Nott is the Executive Director of the First Amendment Center at the Newseum Institute.

RESOURCES

Want to learn more?  Check out the following:

Why Regulating Google and Facebook Like Utilities Is a Longshot

Defending Crucial Protections for Internet Platforms

Digital Deceit: The Technology Behind Precision Propaganda on the Internet

Facebook Releases Russia’s Election Meddling Posts: Here Are Some of the Most Bizarre

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