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Democracy and Technology: Allies or Enemies?

By The Editors

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It’s become increasingly difficult to discuss the problems with American democracy—polarization, misinformation, disenfranchisement, even conspiracy theorizing—without ending back at technology policy. We at Democracy wanted to address the interaction between our democratic and digital policies directly, and with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, enlisted a series of authors to diagnose our ills and offer some remedies.

A Democratic Digital Age?

By Alexandra Givens

11 MIN READ

Demanding an Open Internet

By Tom Wheeler

14 MIN READ

Repairing the Algorithmic Lens

By Suresh Venkatasubramanian

11 MIN READ

Combating Online Harassment

By Danielle Citron

11 MIN READ

Getting Ahead of Misinformation

By Claire Wardle

11 MIN READ

Tech's Risks on Non-English Platforms

By Samuel Woolley

12 MIN READ

Tech's Danger to Teens and Children

By Stephen Balkam

11 MIN READ

Toward Stronger Data Protection Laws

By Margot Kaminski

10 MIN READ

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The Editors of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas are Michael Tomasky (Editor), Jack Meserve (Managing Editor), and Delphine d'Amora (Associate Editor).

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