Is content moderation stifling public discourse?
Content moderation is difficult work for any social media company. Every day millions of posts and messages are shared on these platforms, most are benign in nature but as with anything there will be abusive, hateful, and sometimes violent content shared or promoted by certain individuals and organizations.
The Disconnect of the Digital Life: How Social Media is Shaping Us and Can Impede Our Witness
Recently, I was reading a book and was really impressed by the scholar’s careful exposition, nuanced approach, and charitable engagement with their critics. Naturally in the age of social media, I decided to look up the author online and was surprised with what I found.
David French on social media, free speech, and cultural division
There is no truly important political, cultural, legal, social, or religious force that is pulling Americans together more than it’s pushing Americans apart.
A conversation with David French on social media, free speech, and cultural division
David French, senior editor at The Dispatch and a columnist for Time, joined me on the WeeklyTech Podcast, and we talk about his new book “Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation“ and the role of social media in the divisions we face.
How social media has aided the disintegration of our public discourse
In the midst of a crisis, such as the attempted coup at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, we naturally long for answers. If you are anything like me, you likely doomscrolled most of the day and night, hoping to grasp what just took place and what it means for our future as a nation.
- Artificial Intelligence
- Free Speech
- Gender Issues
- Human Dignity
- Online Governance
- Racial Unity
- Religious Liberty
- Sexual Ethics
- Social Ethics
- Social Media