A new Nordic think tank will take a closer look at the tech giants’ influence on democracy in the Nordic Region and come up with proposals for solutions. The think tank, which consists of experts from the Nordic countries, is part of a broader effort by the Nordic ministers for culture in their joint work in this field.
Thank you Adam, Alexander, Alexandra, Anton, Elmeri, Ester, Evelina, Katja, Laura, Milena, Ulrika, Vera and Vivi. Please find below some thoughts that your responses to the lecture elicited:
PS: Screening the video I realized I made a snafu. I mentioned the Finnish constitution as recognizing diverse media. While the Finnish constitution recognizes diverse forms of communication rights beyond the freedom of speech it is the EU Charter of fundamental rights that is more explicit about the media. Sorry about that. I had just been writing a related commentary on that and “wires got crossed” in my informal response to you.
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1.Is the concept of communication rights feasible at all? Why or why not?
Let’s, for a moment, assume that it is.
2.What should be included as comm rights?
3.Would these rights be universal or relative?
4.Who should monitor and implement them?
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