Episode 25: James Lawless TD and Marianna Spring

How does the newly elected Fianna Fáil government in Ireland plan to tackle misinformation and tech regulation? James Lawless, the party’s science and technology spokesperson, discusses with Damian Collins MP. They are joined by BBC’s disinformation reporter, Marianna Spring who reveals what it’s like engaging with the social media companies when investigating disinformation. Dr Charles Kriel investigates “alternative cancer care” ads on Facebook.