Politics: Meet Me in the Middle

04 - Eugene Volokh - Part 2: Free Speech & Social Media Platforms

Episode Summary

Why aren't Facebook and other social media platforms held accountable for the content they post? The answer isn't as simple as you think.

Episode Notes

Social media platforms seem to take no responsibility for spreading fake news and hate speech. Does the constitution protect their right to it? Depends on who you ask and what you believe the definition of "responsible" is.

Ed Larson and Bill Curtis sit down with UCLA Constitutional Law Professor Eugene Volokh for part 2 of their interview.

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Duration: 34:13