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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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"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

Communicators with Cristina Chaplain

12/7/2018
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Cristina Chaplain, with the GAO, talks about the state of the Pentagon's weapons system cybersecurity. Chaplain is the author of a GAO study, which found that U.S. weapons systems have "mission-critical cyber vulnerabilities."

Duration:00:28:17

Communicators with Xavier Becerra

11/30/2018
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) talks about California's $385 billion tech industry, the state's new data privacy law, net neutrality, antitrust investigations of tech platforms, and monitoring Silicon Valley tech companies.

Duration:00:31:53

Communicators with Scott Galloway

11/23/2018
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New York University Professor Scott Galloway talks about his book [The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.] He discusses what he calls the four most powerful companies in the world and their impact on our lives.

Duration:00:28:32

Communicators with Noah Phillips

11/16/2018
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Noah Phillips (R), a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, talks about the FTC becoming the chief regulator of the internet and having its full slate of commissioners in over 100 years.

Duration:00:28:48

Communicators with Nicola Palmer

11/9/2018
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Verizon's chief network officer, Nicola Palmer, talks about Verizon's push to be the first U.S. company to implement 5G. She also talks about the race with China to be the leader in 5G.

Duration:00:28:27

Communicators with Kim Zetter

10/26/2018
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Cybersecurity analyst and reporter Kim Zetter discusses voting machines and election security ahead of the November midterm elections.

Duration:00:27:38

Communicators with Joseph Turow

10/19/2018
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Joseph Turow, a University of Pennsylvania professor, talks about what privacy policies mean and what people think they mean. He says many people mistakenly believe that the term "privacy policy" guarantees their information will be kept private.

Duration:00:31:12

Communicators with Jeff Cohen

10/13/2018
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Jeff Cohen, government relations director of the Association of Public-Safety Communication Officials, talks about efforts to improve communications among first responders since 9/11 attacks showed the flaws in communications systems.

Duration:00:29:57

Communicators with Jeanette Manfra

10/5/2018
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The Department of Homeland Security's Jeanette Manfra talks about cyber threats against the U.S. in 2018, how the U.S. is working to foil foreign efforts to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections, and emergency communications during disasters.

Duration:00:32:59

Communicators with David Redl

9/29/2018
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David Redl, administrator of NTIA - the agency that advises the President on telecommunications - discusses the Trump Administration's spectrum policy. He also discusses FirstNet and emergency communications and internet governance.

Duration:00:29:18

Communicators with Barry Lynn

9/21/2018
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Barry Lynn, who heads the Open Markets Institute, talks about his organization, which studies the size and power of companies that look like monopolies and the threat that they can pose to democracy.

Duration:00:28:17

Communicators with Jonathan Spalter

9/14/2018
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Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom president, talks about communications issues, including developing 5G, expansion of broadband through the U.S., and USTelecom's view that government needs to help build out into hard-to-reach areas.

Duration:00:28:48

Communicators on Social Media Regulation

9/7/2018
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Berin Szoka, Tech Freedom president, and Harold Feld, Public Knowledge senior vice president, discuss whether social media should be regulated, how companies monitor for offensive material, and charges that conservative voices are being censored.

Duration:00:29:39

Communicators with Louis Rossetto

8/31/2018
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Louis Rossetto, co-founder and former editor in chief of WIRED, talks about founding Wired, the impact the magazine has had, the early days of the internet, how he was fired from the magazine he founded. He also talk about his book, [Change is Good].

Duration:00:27:17

Communicators with Mark Mills

8/24/2018
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Mark Mills, co-founder of Digital Power Capital, discusses his new book, [Work in the Age of Robots]. He suggests that despite aritificial intelligence and automation, the job sector is likely to grow and productivity will increase.

Duration:00:35:36

Communicators with Thomas Hazlett

8/17/2018
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Clemson University professor and former FCC chief economist Thomas Hazlett talks about the history of wireless spectrum regulation and his book, [The Political Spectrum].

Duration:00:31:17

Communicators with Jonathan Adelstein

8/10/2018
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Jonathan Adelstein, president of WIA, the Wireless Infrastructure Association, talks about 5G and small cell technology. WIA builds the cell towers and other technologies needed for the next generation of mobile communications.

Duration:00:30:11

Communicators with Victoria Espinel and Nuala O'Connor

8/3/2018
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Victoria Espinel, president and CEO of BSA and Nuala O'Connor, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, discuss the impact of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation on businesses and society.

Duration:00:29:59

Communicators with Syed Kamall

7/27/2018
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Syed Kamall, a member of the European Parliament, talks about European tech policy issues, including the new GDPR privacy regulations that are a concern to some US-based companies. He also discusses the impact of Brexit on technology developments.

Duration:00:27:52

Communicators with Tina Pidgeon and Christopher Dietrich

7/20/2018
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GCI General Counsel Tina Pidgeon and Christopher Dietrich, of the Alaska Collaborative for Telemedicine & Telehealth, talk about how telecommunications and medical services are provided in a large state like Alaska.

Duration:00:27:12