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Friday, September 27 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Live Recording of Vox Media's "Function" Podcast

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On this episode of Anil Dash’s podcast about how technology is shaping our culture and communications: Remember when we were going to have a healthy Internet culture?

Supported by Panacea Collective. Programmed in partnership with the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia and Vox Media.

Moderator
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Anil Dash

CEO of Glitch and Host of the “Function” Podcast
Dash is the host of Vox Media’s “Function” podcast, which explores the ways that technology changes our culture. He was the first employee of Six Apart, the makers of Movable Type, TypePad and Vox. Dash is also a partner at ACTIVATE.com and is co-founder and CEO of ThinkUp... Read More →

Speakers
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Anne Helen Petersen

Senior Culture Writer for BuzzFeed News
Petersen joined Buzzfeed in 2014 and is based in Missoula, Montana. She is the author of “Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama from the Golden Age of American Cinema” and “Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud.” Her latest book on millennial burnout will be published... Read More →
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Siva Vaidhyanathan

Director of Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia
Vaidhyanathan is a professor of media studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia. He has written several books on technology and intellectual property, including “Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy... Read More →
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Sarah Roberts

Assistant Professor of Information Studies at UCLA
Roberts is an assistant professor of information studies in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies with expertise in internet culture, social media and the intersection of media and technology. Previously, she spent 15 years as an information technology professional... Read More →
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Charlton McIlwain

Vice Provost and Professor of Media, Culture & Communication at New York University
McIlwain is vice provost and professor of Media, Culture & Communication at New York University, where his work and expertise focus on race and digital media technology. He is the author of “Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, From the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter... Read More →


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