What Did Silicon Valley Do to Democracy and the Media?

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

7:00 pm

Cubberley Auditorium (tentative) Map

Sponsored by:
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society

What Did Silicon Valley Do to Democracy and the Media? A Conversation with Franklin Foer and Nate Persily

This panel is part of the Technology and Human Values series. Franklin Foer's new book World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech will be available for purchase. The author will be signing copies after the panel.

FRANKLIN FOER is a national correspondent at the Atlantic, where he writes about politics and culture. For seven years, he edited the New Republic, widely regarded as the flagship magazine for American liberalism. 

NATE PERSILY is the James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, with appointments in the departments of Political Science and Communication.  

LUCY BERNHOLZ (Moderator) is a Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab

Panelist Bios

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cubberley Auditorium (tentative) Map

Free and open to the public. 


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