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Colloquium:  September 23 at 2:00pm-4pm – Fellows & External Fellows Only

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Topic: Does the structure of social media make it difficult for democracy to deal with tribal identities?

Chair and Organizer: Phil Sullivan

SUGGESTED READINGS – version 2

1)  The Roots and Impact of Outrage-Mongering in U.S. Political Opinion Media

https://scholars.org/print/pdf/node/5055

 

2) Facebook Spreads Fake News Faster Than Any Other Social Website According to New Research

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/how-to-address-the-epidemic-of-lies-in-politics/

 

4)  The Trouble With Tribalism: Identity politics divide America, but the idea of warring tribes is too simple
https://www.theatlantic.com/membership/archive/2018/10/trouble-tribalism/573307/

 

5)  Trudeau’s Party Passes Bill to Regulate Social media, Streaming
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-22/trudeau-s-party-passes-bill-to-regulate-social-media-streaming

 

6) The U.S. is Getting a Crash-course in Scientific Uncertainty

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/22/health/coronavirus-covid-usa.html

 

The link to register is https://forms.office.com/r/CUb0pfThMC.

The deadline to register is the morning of the talk at 8:00am. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants only on the morning of the event.

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Date:
September 23
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Phil Sullivan