Lauren Heuser: Free Speech in the Digital Age

In the digital age, filter bubbles encourage conformity of opinion and confirmation bias. They discourage airing contrarian views– both online and in person. A conversation with lawyer and journalist Lauren Heuser about the eroding culture of free speech, why polarizing figures like Milo Yiannopoulos should not be the mascots of free speech, and getting back to the real aims of open discourse for a free society. Read Lauren’s Walrus piece here.

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