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Nothing is Free: The Cost to Civil Society of Online Inequity, Disinformation, Hate, and Surveillance | Charlemont Forum
July 22 @ 7:00 pm
Jessica J. González is Co-CEO of Free Press, an organization dedicated to “saving net neutrality, achieving affordable internet access for all, uplifting the voices of people of color in the media, challenging old and new media gatekeepers to serve the public interest, ending unwarranted surveillance, defending press freedom and reimagining local journalism.”González has worked extensively to inhibit online hate, confront anti-immigrant and racist media programming, and ensure equal access to communication for all, including testifying before Congress in support of Net Neutrality and affordable internet access. As such, she brings to us a comprehensive view of the online media ecosystem and its effect on civil discourse and society.[…]