Alex J. Wood: Liberator or ‘Boss from Hell’?: The Gig Economy’s Double Edge (Ep. 156)

Alex J. Wood — Liberator or ‘Boss from Hell’?: The Gig Economy’s Double Edge (Ep. 156)

Alex J. Wood (@tom_swing) is a Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. He is a sociologist of work and employment, focusing on the changing nature of employment relations and labour market transformation.

Naeemah Clark: How to Define ‘Viewpoint Diversity’ in a Polarized America (Ep. 155)

Naeemah Clark: How to Define ‘Viewpoint Diversity’ in a Polarized America (Ep. 155)

Naeemah Clark (@NaeemahC)  is an Associate Professor of Communications at Elon University. She has edited the book, “African Americans in the History of U.S. Media,” co-authored a textbook, “Diversity in U.S. Mass Media,” published work in Journalism History, American Behavioral Scientist and has presented numerous papers at various conferences. 

Rebekah Tromble: How to Combat Misinformation (Ep. 154)

How to Combat Misinformation (Ep. 154)

Rebekah Tromble (@RebekahKTromble) is an assistant professor in the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University in the Netherlands, where she teaches and conducts research on media and politics, digital research methods and ethics, and computational social science.

Francella Ochillo: Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)

Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)

Francella Ochillo (@Francella202) is the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s (NHMC) Vice President, Policy and General Counsel.

Joe Miller: Welcome to Year 4 of the WashingTECH Podcast (Ep. 152)

Joe Miller: Welcome to Year 4 (Ep. 152)

Joe Miller is Founder and CEO of WashingTECH, LLC and host of the WashingTECH Tech Policy Podcast.

Otessa Ghadar: How to Tell Your Story (Ep. 151)

Otessa Ghadar: How to Tell Your Story (Ep. 151)

Otessa Ghadar joined Joe Miller to discuss her tips on how to tell your story, the DC independent film scene, and DC’s punk rock roots.

Ron Gonzales: How to Build Bridges for Latinos in Silicon Valley (Ep. 150)

Ron Gonzales: How to Build Bridges for Latinos in Silicon Valley (Ep. 150)

Ron Gonzales (@rongon2000) is President and CEO of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. Previously, Ron served as Mayor of San José.

K.J. Bagchi: The Obstacle is the Myth (Ep. 149)

K.J. Bagchi: The Obstacle is the Myth (Ep. 149)

K.J. Bagchi (@kjbagchi) is the Senior Staff Attorney for Telecommunications, Technology, and Media at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC. K.J. has broad experience providing counsel and policy advice for elected members at the local, state and federal levels. He worked as Legislative Counsel at the D.C. City Council and for former Congressman Mike Honda. He has drafted legislation in a variety of areas including juvenile justice, immigration, and consumer protection. Through various roles, K.J. has developed programs, trainings, and conversations to embolden and empower the AAPI community in civic participation.

Jennifer Becker: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence, Part II (Ep. 148)

Jennifer Becker: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence (Part 2)(Ep. 148)

Jennifer Becker is Deputy Legal Director and National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) Senior Attorney. At Legal Momentum, Jennifer is engaged in a range of litigation, education, and policy on issues of gender-based discrimination and violence, including efforts to strengthen state gender-based violence statutes and reauthorization of the federal Violence Against Women Act.

Katie Ray-Jones: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence (Ep. 147)

Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence

Katie Ray-Jones (@KtRayJones) is President of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and National Dating Abuse Hotline.