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September 20, 2016
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7:30 p.m.

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Eighth Annual Linda and Tony Rubin Lecture:
Fueling Extremism in a Wired World
Public Program

Nazis used radio; today’s extremists use social media. Then as now, new technology provides extremists with unchecked ability to spread hate and prey upon  disenfranchised audiences to realize their deadly agenda. This event will explore the tension between protecting free speech and limiting incendiary propaganda. What responsibility do technology companies, governments, and individuals have to limit uses of technology to keep our world safe?

Mouafac Harb, Independent Media and Political Consultant and former News Director, The Middle East Radio Network
David Kaye, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, United Nations, and Professor, University of California, Irvine, School of Law
Dr. Steven Luckert, Senior Program Curator, Digital Learning and New Media

Janine Zacharia, Carlos Kelly McClatchy Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University

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