Student loan program, Child exploitation online

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Graduates sit together Friday, May 20, 2022, at Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Institution in Racine, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A student loan and education finance expert joins us to look at a new Biden administration program aimed at college debt. Then, we learn more about how bad actors use social media and other online platforms to exploit children.

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  • How social media can facilitate online sexual exploitation of kids

    A co-author of a new report about generative machine learning shows how it can end up assisting online sexual predators — as well as prevent bad actors from succeeding.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Nicholas Hillman Guest
  • Rebecca Portnoff Guest

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