Episode 2 | Online Platform Regulation, Content Moderation, & Free Speech
Bridging the Atlantic
Disagreement over free speech online has been a thorn in the side of a common transatlantic approach to dealing with internet platform giants wielding huge influence over our online communication. Over time, the divide narrowed, but more importantly, policy approaches became more sophisticated. Jana Gooth (policy advisor to European Parliament Member Alexandra Geese), Jeff Jarvis (professor of journalism at the City University of New York), and Julian Jaursch (project director at the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung) explain how in the case of platform regulation, the United States and the European Union have converged despite different perspectives.