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12:00am

Thu November 20, 2014
Technology

Your Call: How has President Obama's new position on net neutrality changed the debate?

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On the November 20th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps. Just hours after the President reaffirmed his support for net neutrality, the Washington Post reported that the Obama’s appointed FCC Chair Tom Wheeler told business executives that he prefers a “more nuanced solution.” Wheeler is a former lobbyist for the cable and telecom industry. What do you want to know about the politics of the FCC? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed November 19, 2014
Politics

Your Call: How are government agencies collaborating with tech giants to wage cyber warefare?

  

 

 

On the November 19th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll speak with Shane Harris, author of @War: The Rise of the Military Internet Complex. He writes that protecting cyberspace has become the US government’s top national security priority. Waging war in cyberspace is becoming a private affair. So what does the “military-Internet complex” mean for our personal freedoms and future? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

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12:00am

Mon November 17, 2014
Technology

Your Call: Why is the US lagging behind when it comes to Internet speed and affordability?

 On the November 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the United States’ Internet infrastructure. It ranks 29th in speed worldwide and we pay 38 times what the Japanese pay. Why is the Internet in the US so slow? What is the cost of creating a fast Internet infrastructure, and what benefits would it provide? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

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12:00am

Thu October 9, 2014
Technology

Your Call: Who is responsible for preventing online harassment?

 

  

On the October 9th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation about digital hate speech. Women are overwhelmingly the targets of cyber harassment. Some have even been chased out of their homes by the barrage of threats against their lives and families, while others have quit communicating online altogether. Is online harassment a civil rights issue? When is harassment illegal? And how should social media corporations and our legal system respond to threats online? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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8:51am

Wed October 1, 2014
Arts & Culture

Your Call Rebroadcast: How are journalists using the web as a platform for storytelling?

On the October 1st, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll rebroadcast a conversation with makers of Hollow, an interactive documentary that examines the future of rural America through the eyes and voices of those living in McDowell County, West Virginia.  Viewers can scroll through and click on photos, videos, and timelines to experience an in-depth portrait of this area and its people. What’s the power of technology to enhance news and storytelling? Join us on the next Your Call with me, Rose Aguilar and you.

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