Event T3



Tuesday 12th June
6.30pm-8pm, LSE Alumni Theatre

Digital Dominance: the power of Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple

Are Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft too powerful and what impact does this have on our democracies? 

Join Paddy Barwise, Martin Moore, Sonia Livingstone and Damian Tambini for a discussion on the political, economic and social impacts of technologies platforms, asking how policy needs to respond to the dominance of these and other tech companies.

Patrick Barwise, Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing, London Business School
Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology, LSE Department of Media and Communications
Martin Moore, Director of the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power, and Senior Research Fellow in the Policy Institute, King’s College London

Damian Tambini (Chair), Research Director, LSE Department of Media and Communications



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Wednesday 02 May 2018 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Restoring Trust: how do we tackle the crisis in public information?

At this event the audience is invited to put questions and views about misinformation direct to our expert panel on the four key themes of the Commission:  journalism credibility, platform responsibility, political communications and media literacy and citizenship. 


James Ball (@jamesrbuk) is a Commissioner of the LSE T3 project and the author of Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World.

Charlie Beckett (@CharlieBeckett) is a Professor in LSE's Department of Media and Communications and Director of the Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.

Damian Collins MP (@DamianCollins) is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe and Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.

Baroness Kidron is a crossbench peer and film director.

Sonia Livingstone (@Livingstone_S) is Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE and Chair of the LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEt3


Thursday 03 May 2018 6.00pm-7.30pm

onald Trump’s election as the 45th President of the United States came as something of a surprise—to many analysts, journalists, and voters.  What happened? And what role did the news and social media play in the election?

To discuss this and more, we are joined by contributors to the anthology Trump and the Media in which journalism and technology experts grapple with these questions in a series of short, thought-provoking essays.

Pablo J. Boczkowski
Chris W Anderson
Gina Neff
Charlie Beckett