This episode explores challenges generated by the digital age and their impact on freedom of expression in an unequal world. What threats does disinformation pose to democracy? Why are minorities unable to exercise their right to free expression equally in the digital space? And how can big data and tech corporations be subject to accountability and regulation?
Guests featured in this episode:
Irene Kahn, the first woman to ever hold the mandate of UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Opinion and Expression. Previously, Irene was Secretary-General of Amnesty International (2001−2009) and Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (2010 to 2019).