Event Type

AHA Congressional Briefing


  • Rayburn House Office Building
  • Washington, DC

Event Description

This briefing offered historical perspectives on federal regulation of media, especially pertaining to social media.

Panelists Kathryn Brownell (Purdue Univ.), Jeannette Estruth (Bard Univ.), and Richard John (Columbia Univ.) provided historical context on the federal government’s approaches to regulating regulating the media, social media platforms such as TikTok, and the internet. Alexandra Levy (AHA) served as moderator.

Download the handout as a PDF.