[Commentary] The lesson was clear: think tanks could reach their audiences using a tactic borrowed from modern politicians — speak directly to your preferred constituencies, going over the heads of the news media middlemen who once offered the sol
[Commentary] Once Facebook got into the business of curating the newsfeed rather than simply treating it as a timeline, they put themselves in the position of mediating what people are going to see. They became a gatekeeper and a guide.
[Commentary] Josh Silver is the president of Represent.US. I’ve been an advisor and supporter of Represent.US, but I’ve not been engaged in the campaign they waged in this election cycle.
[Commentary] Insights from the subfield of media sociology highlight the intersecting dynamics (and institutions) which perpetuate racial inequalities within the media landscape.
[Commentary] There’s a huge opportunity for far more technologists to improve the way government serves Americans everywhere. To make vital services like healthcare and benefits more accessible for millions.
[Commentary] There is zero reason for the Department of Justice or the Federal Communications Commission — who will pool their resources to examine this deal — to approve the AT&T-Time Warner transaction.
[Commentary] I believe the Technology Transformation Service has an unprecedented chance to dramatically improve the way we all interact with our government.
[Commentary] Dear Acting Assistant Attorney General Hesse:
[Commentary] When a slew of websites couldn’t be reached Oct 21, suddenly people across the US started paying attention to the Internet of Things.
[Commentary] It is absolutely essential that the next administration work with Congress and local government leaders to get fiber policy right.