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"The Communicators" is C-SPAN's new weekly series featuring a half-hour interview with the people who shape our digital future. The Communicators airs Saturdays on C-SPAN at 6:30pm ET and Monday on C-SPAN2 at 8am and 8pm ET.

"The Communicators" is C-SPAN's new weekly series featuring a half-hour interview with the people who shape our digital future. The Communicators airs Saturdays on C-SPAN at 6:30pm ET and Monday on C-SPAN2 at 8am and 8pm ET.
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Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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"The Communicators" is C-SPAN's new weekly series featuring a half-hour interview with the people who shape our digital future. The Communicators airs Saturdays on C-SPAN at 6:30pm ET and Monday on C-SPAN2 at 8am and 8pm ET.

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@cspan

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English

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400 North Capitol Street NW Suite 650 Washington DC 20001 202-737-3220


Episodes

Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) on Smart Cities

11/8/2019
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Representative Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Energy & Commerce Committee vice chair, talks about "smart cities" and the technology that enables them. She also talks about election security, "deepfakes" and facial recognition issues.

Duration:00:29:47

Disinformation Online & Election Security

11/2/2019
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MIT Professor Sinan Aral proposes ways to measure disinformation on social media in order to safeguard elections and democracy.

Duration:00:28:35

Tech & Federal Trade Commission - Christine Wilson

10/25/2019
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FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson (R) talks about the Federal Trade Commission's role as a cop on the beat regulating the internet, including regulation of "big tech" companies.

Duration:00:29:47

Congress & Technology

10/18/2019
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Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Science Cmte. Chair, talks about a need for more U.S. minorities and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. She also talks about disinformation, privacy, and artificial intelligence.

Duration:00:26:28

Internet Regulation Court Ruling

10/12/2019
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Gigi Sohn, (former FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's adviser) & Patrick Halley (USTelecom Sr. VP of Advocacy & Regulatory Affairs) discuss ramifications of last week's DC Appeals Court decision to uphold much, but not all, of a DC Federal Appeals Court ruling.

Duration:00:30:29

Michael O'Rielly, FCC

10/4/2019
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FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly (R) reacts to recent appeals court decisions on net neutrality and media ownership. He also talks about key industry topics including, spectrum, 5G, and the Lifeline program.

Duration:00:30:35

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, (R-TN)

9/27/2019
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Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Commerce Committee member, and head of the Judiciary Cmte's Technology Task Force, discusses tech needs in the U.S. and her work on tech issues.

Duration:00:30:25

Future of Telecom Industry

9/20/2019
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A look at the TV, video, media and internet industries and their future with Craig Moffett, one of the nation's top telecom market analysts.

Duration:00:30:24

Technology & Congress

9/13/2019
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Rep. Jerry McNerney, AI Caucus co-chair & member of the Communications & Technology Subcommittee, talks about technology & Congress. Issues include the future of artificial intelligence, whether big tech companies need more regulation, 5G & more

Duration:00:29:47

Tech Policy Roundtable

9/6/2019
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Ashley Gold (The Information), Emily Birnbaum (The Hill), and Alexandra Levine (Politico) talk about the tech industry-related issues that Congress and U.S. government agencies will be focusing on this fall.

Duration:00:29:17

Black Hat Conference

8/30/2019
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George Mason University professor Duminda Wijesekera talks about the Black Hat cybersecurity conference and the presentation he gave at Black Hat on the vulnerabilities found in electric motors.

Duration:00:28:29

Kate Fazzini, "Kingdom of Lies"

8/23/2019
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CNBC cybersecurity reporter Kate Fazzini discusses her book [Kingdom of Lies], about the world of cybercrime and the people tasked with trying to stop it.

Duration:00:28:53

Data Privacy

8/16/2019
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Daniel Castro, vice president at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, talks about data privacy and whether the U.S. government and companies like Equifax and Capital One are doing enough to protect Americans from harm.

Duration:00:30:53

Conservatives and Social Media

8/9/2019
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Robert Bluey from the Heritage Foundation and Patrick Hedger from the Competitive Enterprise Institute talk about the recent White House Social Media Summit at which President Trump discussed social media censorship by the big tech firms.

Duration:00:29:35

The Future of Broadcast Television

8/2/2019
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Gordon Smith, president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, talks about the future of broadcast television and the challenges local broadcasters face in the age of subscription TV and online platforms such as Netflix and Amazon.

Duration:00:26:41

Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH)

7/26/2019
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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) talks about the tech industry and the oversight role of Congress.

Duration:00:29:11

Scott Kupor

7/19/2019
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Scott Kupor, managing partner at the venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz, talks about the role that venture capitalists play in silicon valley and the process that start-ups go through to acquire funding.

Duration:00:30:10

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA)

7/12/2019
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Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA), who represents Silicon Valley, talks about the big issues facing the tech industry and the oversight role of Congress.

Duration:00:29:05

Cal Newport, "Digital Minimalism"

7/5/2019
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Georgetown University's Cal Newport discusses his book, "Digital Minimalism," in which he questions the value of being digitally connected all the time.

Duration:00:29:35

Big Tech and the Future of Journalism

6/28/2019
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David Chavern (News Media Alliance) and Matthew Schruers (Computer and Communications Industry Association) talk about the future of journalism in the age of big tech firms like Google and Facebook.

Duration:00:27:20