This week’s episode of the podcasts features a discussion about technology, democracy and the public sphere with Ali Velshi, the MSNBC Anchor of the show named after him and an NBC Correspondent; Karen Kornbluh, director of the German Marshall Fund’s Digital Innovation Democracy Initiative; and Emily Bell, Founding Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School. Plus, we discuss news at the intersection of technology and policy with Bryan Jones and Romi Geller.
Justin Hendrix is CEO and Editor of Tech Policy Press, a new nonprofit media venture concerned with the intersection of technology and democracy. Previously, he was Executive Director of NYC Media Lab. He spent over a decade at The Economist in roles including Vice President, Business Development & Innovation. He is an associate research scientist and adjunct professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Opinions expressed here are his own.