Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 6:00p -
Cloud City (14th Floor)
101 Main St
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Come get your questions answered about net neutrality! Seats are limited, so sign up ASAP on Eventbrite, and enjoy both **FREE ICE CREAM** and the answers to questions like…
– What is net neutrality…really?
– Who are the major players and what are their agendas? What’s at stake for corporations, the federal government, and individual users?
– What are the implications for the very real possibility that the FCC is going to kill net neutrality in the next several months?
…and many more.
At Civic Series, we help you think for yourself about the most critical issues of our time. Our speaker will give a 30-45 minute overview, followed by extensive Q&A and discussion. Hang out after the event for to grab a drink with our speaker…
SPEAKER: Russell Newman, Assistant Professor of Communications in Emerson College’s Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies.
Russell Newman’s work explores the intersections of the political economy of media, neoliberalism, the epistemological foundations of media policymaking, and activism surrounding communications policy. He is currently writing a book on the network neutrality debates in the US in relation to these elements. He teaches classes on the political economy of global communication, the sales effort, civic media and new forms of surveillance.