What Did Silicon Valley Do to Democracy and the Media?

November 13th, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Cubberley Auditorium 485 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA 94305

This panel is part of the Technology and Human Values series at the Center for Ethics in Society and the Frankenstein @ 200 initiative at the Center for Biomedical Ethics. Franklin Foer’s new book World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech will be available for purchase. The author will be signing copies after the panel.

FRANKLIN FOER is a national correspondent at the Atlantic, where he writes about politics and culture. For seven years, he edited the New Republic, widely regarded as the flagship magazine for American liberalism. 

NATE PERSILY is the James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, with appointments in the departments of Political Science and Communication. He is a 2017-18 fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford. 

LUCY BERNHOLZ (Moderator) is a Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab. 


The Center for Ethics in Society, the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford PACS, the Knight Foundation, and the Corporations and Society Program at the Graduate School of Business