How do you future-proof freedom of speech? In this episode, Karlin Lillington helps us to navigate the changing digital environment shaping freedom of expression since the early days of the internet. We find out more about the origins, evolution, and practices of cancel culture with Eve Ng and we discuss the dangers of selective application […]
Global free speech advocate Jacob Mchangama joins Sean Plunket live in the studio to talk about the importance of free speech.
Paul MacDonnell talks with Jacob Mchangama about the post-WWII history of attempts to constrain hateful speech and what it means for current policy. Jacob is a lawyer, human-rights advocate, social commentator, and director and founder of Justitia, a Copenhagen-based think-tank dedicated to protecting free expression.
Social media has made it easier than ever to share ideas around the world and galvanize people into action. Host Nelufar Hedayat looks at the double-edged sword of free speech from the perspective of social media influencer, a free speech lawyer and two tech veterans who say that today’s tech companies wield too much power […]
Jacob Mchangama is guesting the webcast In Lieu of Fun in a conversation about the state of free speech and online censorship. About: In Lieu of Fun is a casual, unstructured webcast that has been broadcasting daily since March 25, 2020. We talk about news, law, life, art, squirrels, murder hornets, Baby Cannons, and whatever else […]
Once democratic freedoms are snatched away, can they be clawed back? David Kaye – Professor of law, University of California, Irvine; former UN Special Rapporteur on protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression. Jacob Mchangama – founder and executive director of the Danish freedom of speech organisation, Justifia; host Clear and Present Danger: a history of free […]
Host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson talks to Juliane von Reppert-Bismarck, founder of the news literacy project Lie Detectors in Brussels; Lisa Dittmer, Reporters without Borders’ advocacy officer in Berlin for internet freedom; Damaso Reyes, multimedia journalist and founder of Clarify Media; and Jacob Mchangama, founder of the Copenhagen-based think tank Justitia. This show is produced by […]
Executive Director Jacob Mchangama guests the Uncommon Decency podcast to discuss regulating social media. In the wake of the Capitol-storming mob of January 6th, a flurry of contradictory reactions from European officials followed, first warning about the viral potential of misinformation to spread on social media, and then against its deliberate taming by online platforms. […]
During the podcast we discuss the right of free speech as a fundamental right and its corelation with humor, satire and parody. We also delve into the concept of hate speech and how this interacts or affects free speech. Dr. Alkiviadou explains the ECHR jurisprudence on the matter and gives examples from decided cases. We […]
In May 2020, protests erupted all over the U.S. after a video emerged of a white police officer killing a black man named George Floyd. Millions took to the streets in support of racial justice under the rallying cry “Black Lives Matter.” Most protests were peaceful, but several cities experienced large-scale violence. Free speech […]