Food Friday, Social Media Content Moderation, Pair Of Elections Security Bills Blocked By Senate Majority Leader

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What’s your go-to dish for dinner parties or other get-togethers? In this edition of Food Friday, we explore the art of the signature dish. We also get a window into the world of moderating social media content and talk about elections security heading into 2020.

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Go-To Meals

    Friends and family are coming over, and you need to put something on the table. What do you do? On this edition of Food Friday, we explore our go-to dishes for everything from events to weeknight dinners and get tips from listeners.

  • Pair Of Elections Security Bills Blocked By Senate Majority Leader

    Two bills passed by Democrats in the House of Representatives were blocked from the Senate by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), citing that they were not bipartisan efforts and would give an unfair advantage to Democrats. We speak with a political scientist about the bills and how voting behavior could be impacted in 2020.

  • How Social Media Moderators Handle The Internet's Worst Content

    Thousands of people around the world get paid to monitor online platforms for offensive, and potentially illegal, content. We talk with a Wisconsin native about her research into how the job shapes our online experience, and the stress it puts on those who do it.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Guest
  • Kathleen Dolan Guest
  • Sarah T. Roberts Guest
  • Dean Knetter Interviewer

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