Project member Fabienne Peter has published a piece for The Conversation on the ‘Trump Rule‘, and why not all tweets are equal.
Submission of White Paper response
The team have produced , and submitted, a project response to the UK government’s Online Harms White Paper.
Project Launch Event
23rd May | Stanley Building, London
This discussion even and reception brought together academic, media and regulatory professionals to launch a major new project: Norms for the New Public Sphere, funded by the Arts& Humanities Research Council.
4.15pm Jonathan Heawood (IMPRESS and Senior Research Fellow for the project)
Norms for the New Public Sphere: Thinking About Media Regulation
4.30pm Rae Langton (Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy, Cambridge)
Philosophy and the Shape of the Modern Public Sphere
4.45pm Open Discussion: Positions, Proposals and Problems, chaired by Rowan Cruft and Fabienne Peter
5.30pm Drinks reception
6.15 pm Rowan Cruft reports on discussions
Workshop with Doteveryone
This workshop was held in collaboration with project partners Doteveryone at their offices in Somerset House, London.
10am Introductory Roundtable
The Idea of a Democratic Public Sphere of Equal, Diverse Deliberators: The ‘Norms for the New Public Sphere’ Project and Its Role
(Rowan Cruft, Jonathan Heawood, Fabienne Peter)
Equality and Diversity of Participation in Practice (Samantha Asumadu)
Non-elite Voices and Media Regulation (John Steel)
Regulating for Responsible Technology (Catherine Miller)
Political Openings For Current Media Policymaking (Damian Tambini)
State Boundaries and a Global Democratic Public Sphere? (Georgia Popplewell)
States and Propaganda (Idrees Ahmad)
4.15pm Concluding Discussion