Is the Internet Killing Democracy?

Date: Saturday 13 October

Time: 18.15 to 19.45

Cost: £6.00/£4.00

Chairs: Dr Rebekah Widdowfield

Participants: Jamie Bartlet, James Williams

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In partnership with Scotland’s Futures Forum

As the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data breach highlighted, democracy is not infallible in the face of the digital revolution. Join chair Dr Rebekah Widdowfield, Chief Executive of The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), and panellists Jamie Bartlett, Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at DEMOS, television presenter, author of The People v Tech: how the internet is killing democracy; and James Williams, Oxford Internet Institute, Digital Ethics Lab and formerly Google, to debate the need to become active citizens, protect free elections and save the democratic world!