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Episode 4: Tom Pressley, Dr Shashi Jayakumar and Dr Carol Soon

The Infotagion Podcast with Damian Collins MP

Release Date: 04/30/2020

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The Infotagion Podcast with Damian Collins MP

A state of emergency has been declared in Poland for the first time since 1989. With the freedom of the media under threat, is Poland at risk of losing its democracy? For the third episode in the Inside Europe series, Damian Collins MP unpacks these issues in Poland with author and Director of External Engagement at Aletha Group Nina Jankowicz, and Anna Wojcik fellow of the German Marshall Fund.

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Targetting people living with epilepsy with flashing images online, images of suicide and self-harm and abuse towards women, this week the Joint Committee on the Online Safety Bill heard shocking evidence of the real life impact of online harms. Damian Collins MP unpacks the evidence heard from witnesses Ian Russell, Izzy Wick, Nina Jankowicz, Clare Pelham and Matt Harrison with SNP committee member, John Nicholson MP.

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The Federal elections in Germany are fast approaching, the first without Angela Merkel as the lead candidate for the CDU. How has social media shaped the discourse for this poll amid an ongoing pandemic? For the second in the Inside Europe series, Damian Collins MP unpacks these questions with journalist Karolin Schwarz, and academic experts Felix Kartte, and Lisa-Maria Neudert.

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Is the Online Safety Bill fit for purpose? The Joint Committee on the Online Safety Bill has been appointed to scrutinise this seminal piece of legislation, which will begin its journey into law in 2022. Each week, the Committee will hear from expert witnesses on the implications of the Bill for society. Damian Collins MP, now Chair of the Committee, takes us through some of the evidence heard by the Committee and talks to Members about their personal reflections on the inquiry and the Bill itself.

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Trump-Russia dossier author Chris Steele, historian and writer Anne Applebaum and academic Phil Howard join Damian Collins MP to kick off this special series of Infotagion: Inside Europe. Each week Damian and disinformation expert Dr Charles Kriel will take a deep dive into the role of social media disinformation in the rise of populism across Europe with expert guests.

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The Infotagion Podcast with Damian Collins MP

A special episode of Infotagion recorded from the IPPR Oxford Media Convention 2021 featuring panellists Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at the Cyber Policy Center, Stanford University, Ben Scott, Executive Director, Reset, Professor Lorna Woods, Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, Dr Charles Kriel, Writer, Filmmaker, Producer; Co-founder of Metrotone Media and chaired by Damian Collins MP.

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Damian Collins MP picks the brain of Sinan Aral, Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and author of the much cited book on the spread of misinformation “Hype Machine.” He talks about what it was like to work directly with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to track down fake news. Dr Charles Kriel joins to discuss the Mayoral election in New York City.

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Damian Collins MP is joined by author Matthew d’Ancona to discuss identity politics in the digital age, following the publication of his new book Identity, Ignorance, Innovation: Why the old politics is useless - and what to do about it. Dr Charles Kriel joins to discuss the evolution of facist imagery.

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Damian Collins MP introduces a special panel discussion: “Regulating Social Media and Protecting the public from harm” recorded at the Alliance of Democracies 2021 summit in Copenhagen. Featuring Werner Stengg, Jeremy Wright MP, Tanit Koch, Michael Chertoff and John Samples.

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What next for the Online Safety Bill in the U.K.? Damian Collins MP is joined by former Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright MP and Bertie Vidgen from the Alan Turing Institute to discuss.

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Are virus tracker apps the answer to managing life post-lockdown? How has Singapore used technology to stop COVID-19 misinformation and fight the virus? Damian Collins MP gets the view from the ground with Singaporean academics Dr Shashi Jayakumar and Dr Carol Soon. They are joined by Tom Pressley, Vice-President of International Marketing at Everbridge, the world’s largest critical event management company, to discuss best practice in managing communications with citizens during a pandemic. Iconic Labs’ John Quinlan and resident fake news expert Dr Charles Kriel give an update on Infotagion’s work this week.