If the Democrats take only one lesson from Iowa, it should be that simple, dependable technology is better than flimsy, new technology. By Siva Vaidhyanathan.
The Deliberative Media Lab is a part of UVA’s Democracy Initiative.
The Deliberative Media Lab focuses initially on Brazil and the United States—two major democracies that have experienced cultural and political strife influenced and amplified by social media. The Lab will explore the historical, cultural, and technological roots of our media ecosystem, and seek solutions for enhancing global democratic deliberation.
Lab Director Siva Vaidhyanathan comments on FCC fines issued to top cell phone carriers for selling customer's real-time location data.