Back in March of 2020, when Covid-19 lock-downs first emerged, Paulo Delgado was just one Madison citizen who saw a need for help. He created a Facebook group, Dane County Neighbors Helping Neighbors. Over one year later, it’s now approaching 15,000 members – all local citizens working together on the platform to tackle the needs […]
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The suspension of former Pres. Trump’s accounts on major sites like Twitter and Facebook last month has reignited a national conversation about what and how we communicate on the internet—and why we should reimagine it. Who stays? Who goes? Who decides? Today, we talk with social media expert Sarah T. Roberts about these issues, including […]
Many were pleased when President Trump’s Twitter and Facebook and other social media accounts were locked, due to his inflammatory rhetoric. But others are concerned about the power of these large monopolies to regulate “free speech” with little or no oversight. Thomas Hanna, Director of Research at the Democracy Collaborative and author of the book […]
While President Trump’s Twitter ban is the major headline in social media news, another platform has recently come under fire for its role in last week’s Capitol riot. Parler, the social media app branded as the conservative alternative to Facebook and Twitter, has just been removed from Apple, Google, and Amazon platforms. Today on “What’s […]
In the wake of last week’s events at the U.S. Capitol, major social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook have suspended Donald Trump’s accounts, while alternative social media sites like Parler have been removed by hosting services. Today on the show, we hear about the involvement of police and military in the events of January […]