Shepley Professor Philip Napoli’s newest book, released in August, is entitled “Social Media and the Public Interest: Media Regulation in the Disinformation Age”.

Professor Napoli and Cathy Clabby will lead a lunch conversation based on the book on September 10 @ 12:00 pm1:15 pm. Below are more details about the talk:


Modernizing Media Regulation: Old rules barely touch Facebook, Twitter & Google.

Despite taking on many of journalism’s traditional roles, giant tech companies operate free from the regulations or ethical codes governing traditional media. But social media are news media and should serve the public interest, says Duke media scholar Phil Napoli. Come have lunch and chat with Napoli about his call for change in his new book “Social Media and the Public Interest”.


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