The internet was supposed to be the great gift to democracy because everyone would be free to express themselves without the interference of editors or other filters.
At rallies and town halls across Iowa, health care, climate change, and education were the top concerns, no matter which candidate was on stage.
Advances in technology are transforming how people across the globe engage with democracy. Opportunities for engagement and participation are expanding, but recent events highlight new threats to the integrity of democratic elections in a networked era.
As we enter the 2020 primary season, join journalists, political scientists, technologists, voting rights advocates, election law scholars, and regulators to explore these pressing issues.
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Sen Warren Warren issues new disinformation pledge, promising to hold Facebook, Google and Twitter responsible
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