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Joint Hearing on "A Country in Crisis: How Disinformation Online is Dividing the Nation"

Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 11:30am
Location: 
Virtual Hearing via Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a remote hearing on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. via Cisco Webex.  The hearing is entitled, "A Country in Crisis: How Disinformation Online is Dividing the Nation."

 

Key Documents 

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

Opening Statements of Subcommittee Chairman Doyle and Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses

Brandi Collins-Dexter
Senior Campaign Director
Color of Change

Testimony


Hany Farid
Professor
University of California, Berkeley

Testimony


Spencer Overton
President
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Professor of Law
George Washington University

Testimony


Neil Fried
Former Chief Counsel for Communications and Technology
Energy and Commerce Committee
Principal
DigitalFrontiers Advocacy

Testimony