Generating deep fake porn of Taylor Swift wasn’t done to celebrate or even idolize her. It was done to humiliate and degrade her, encouraging people to harass her. Some sort of regulation and legal recourse is needed.
Casey Newton, technology journalist and founder of Newsletter, discusses Silicon Valley, the relationship between platforms and news production, and the future of journalism in the age of big tech.
Steve Paikin, the host of TVO’s The Agenda, joins host Sean Speer to discuss how journalism has evolved over the course of his career, the opportunities and challenges of working for a public broadcaster, and what he thinks about the future of the news media.
Ultimately, the BlackBerry story has become ingrained in the Canadian business culture as a cautionary tale. Perhaps Blackberry’s most significant legacy can be found in the Canadian tentativeness about supporting innovation and our reluctance to celebrate success.
This episode of Hub Dialogues features Amy Mitchell, the founding executive director of the Center for News, Technology & Innovation, on how information and technology are transforming journalism, the role of public policy in supporting the sector, and how we can ultimately cultivate a pluralistic and diverse media ecosystem.
During an interview with The Hub after a presentation at the Ontario Science Centre last week, Hansen said that Canada’s potential in space “is enormous.”
The takeaway from the decision is obvious: registration is the first step toward regulation with the Commission already envisioning the prospect of regulating a wide range of services.
The bottom line, is that, while it keeps insisting it doesn’t intend to regulate the content of podcasts, it is very concerned about the content of podcasts and if it can’t legally regulate them, it’ll make sure someone else does it for them.
Some experts also worry about the effect that increasing dependence on the government will have on the quality of news and the trust of readers, which is already in decline.
Is ‘conservative futurism’ an oxymoron? James Pethokoukis on building the sci-fi world we were promised
This episode of Hub Dialogues features American Enterprise Institute scholar James Pethokoukis talking about his must-read new book, The Conservative Futurist: How to Create the Sci-Fi World We Were Promised.