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Abbey Speaker Series: Social Media and Democracy – Helping or Hurting? w/ Yascha Mounk

October 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Next Wednesday, Oct. 6th, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., the Abbey Speaker Series returns with an online panel discussion, Social Media and Democracy – Helping or Hurting?, which brings together thought leaders from academia and the tech sector to discuss whether social media can promote – or at least co-exist with – democracy. The event includes:


  • Yascha Mounk, contributing editor at The Atlantic and associate professor of the practice of international affairs at Johns Hopkins University 



  • Rumman Chowdhurydirector of the machine learning ethics, transparency, and accountability (META) team at Twitter 
  • Siva Vaidhyanathandirector of the Deliberative Media Lab at the University of Virginia
This event takes place over Zoom, and registration is available here.


October 6, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm