“The internet is increasingly making us less democratic, more isolated, and more beholden to corporations,” writes communications professor Jessa Lingel in her new book, The Gentrification of the Internet. Today […]
Internet Access and the Digital Divide
As with many other social and economic problems, the pandemic has only deepened the digital divide. “Unlike in other wealthy nations, the federal government has imposed no cost controls to […]
Then end of internet neutrality, as we know it
The FCC is rewriting the rules on who runs the internet, and soon it will be the communication giants. Victor Pickard, Associate Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School of […]
This Week’s Roundup: Tax Plan and Net Neutrality
Friday host Esty Dinur speaks with Steve Rosenthal, Senior Fellow in the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center at the Urban Institute, about developments in the new tax plan. She also speaks with […]
Net Neutrality with Nate Toth
Thursday host Tony Castaneda speaks about net neutrality with Nate Toth, the 2018 Vice Chair of the Madison chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Net Neutrality! What is it? Who controls the internet? Why should you care? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!