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C-SPAN - The Communicators

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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

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Communicators with Adam Alter

11/18/2017
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NYU Associate Professor Adam Alter talks about his book, [Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked], which examines how addictions to technologies happen and whether they can be broken.

Duration: 00:30:30


Communicators with Representative Ann Wagner and Carl Szabo

11/11/2017
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Representative Ann Wagner (R-MO) and NetChoice counsel Carl Szabo talk about efforts to combat online sex trafficking, including legislation proposed by the congresswoman, which Mr. Szabo opposes.

Duration: 00:30:53


Communicators Roundtable Discussion on Russia's Influence on 2016 Election

11/4/2017
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Technology reporters discuss recent congressional hearings with lawyers of Facebook, Google, and Twitter about Russian-sponsored political ads on U.S. social media platforms, and their influence on the 2016 presidential election.

Duration: 00:31:29


Communicators at Microsoft and CES Tech Fairs

10/28/2017
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The Communicators visits two tech fairs at Microsoft and Consumer Technology Association's CES on Capitol Hill. We talk with researchers at Microsoft and heads of startup companies about current and upcoming projects.

Duration: 00:31:41


Communicators with Julia Angwin

10/21/2017
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ProPublica reporter Julia Angwin talks about how Russia used Facebook to send political ads to influence Americans during the 2016 election. Axios' David McCabe then joins us to talk about congressional hearings on Russia's use of the ads.

Duration: 00:30:23


Communicators at the Black Hat Cybersecurity Conference

10/14/2017
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The Communicators interviews four researchers at the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, about cybersecurity and how hackers operate.

Duration: 00:38:56


Communicators at the Black Hat Cybersecurity Conference

10/7/2017
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The Communicators interviews two cybersecurity company founders and the FBI special agent in charge of the Las Vegas region at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas.

Duration: 00:34:10


Communicators with Kathy Grillo

9/30/2017
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Kathy Grillo, deputy general counsel for public policy and government affairs at Verizon, talks about company strategy, competition in the wireless industry, net neutrality, and 5G deployment.

Duration: 00:29:17


Communicators with David Cohen

9/23/2017
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David Cohen, senior executive vice president of Comcast, the nation's largest internet and cable provider, talks about telecommunications developments, regulation, competition, and the future of the communications industry.

Duration: 00:29:39


Communicators Reporters Roundtable

9/16/2017
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Three reporters who cover telecommunications and technology talk about this fall's top telecommunications and technology issues facing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Congress and communications companies.

Duration: 00:24:41


Communicators with Mark Jamison

9/9/2017
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Mark Jamison, a conservative visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses how technological advances such as 5G and apps lessen the significance of the net neutrality debate.

Duration: 00:29:19


Communicators at CES on the Hill

9/2/2017
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C-SPAN visits a technology fair for members of Congress sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association. We talk with members of Congress and company representatives demonstrating their products and talking about their congressional needs.

Duration: 00:29:35


Communicators at Microsoft

8/26/2017
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Scientists at a Microsoft tech fair talk about their projects, and a Microsoft vice president and lobbyist speak about policy issues important to Microsoft and members of Congress.

Duration: 00:29:47


Communicators with Michael O'Rielly

8/19/2017
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FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly (R) talks about the FCC's full roster of five members and some of the key issues before the FCC.

Duration: 00:29:05


Communicators with Saumil Shah

8/12/2017
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Cybersecurity researcher Saumil Shah describes how today's cyberattacks and ransomwares operate, and how cybersecurity firms work to quash cyber attacks. He is interviewed at the Black Hat cyber conference.

Duration: 00:26:35


Communicators with Jeff Moulton

8/5/2017
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Jeff Moulton, head of Louisiana State University's Center for Security Research and Training, talks about the growth of cyber research, and says attacks on businesses, banks, and hospitals show the massive need for cyber defense efforts.

Duration: 00:26:23


Communicators with Jeff Moss

7/29/2017
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Black Hat and DEF CON Founder Jeff Moss talks about why he started the conferences for security researchers and hackers. He also discusses emerging threats to cybersecurity and how hacking works.

Duration: 01:01:11


Communicators with Steve Case

7/22/2017
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Steve Case, the co-founder of AOL, talks about his book, [The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future]. He explains why he now is looking outside of Silicon Valley, and across the U.S., for the newest digital developments.

Duration: 00:29:16


Communicators with Representative Will Hurd

7/15/2017
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Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) talks about upgrading information technology at federal agencies, cybersecurity, resisting Russian meddling in U.S. elections, and his proposal for a cyber national guard.

Duration: 00:29:05


Communicators with Meredith Attwell Baker

7/8/2017
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Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO of CTIA, talks about the future of wireless communications, net neutrality, and regulation of broadband. [Politico] technology reporter Margaret Harding McGill joins in the questioning.

Duration: 00:28:57

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