Episode 42: Lyric Jain

In December 2020, both the U.K. government and the European Commission published new proposals that would require social media companies to take more effective action against disinformation and harmful content. What should we reasonably expect them to achieve? And how can we audit whether they are doing enough? This week Damian Collins MP is joined by Lyric Jain, founder and CEO of Logically, a social enterprise specialising in the use of AI To identify fake news and improve how we consume and interact with information online. Dr Charles Kriel discusses the disinformation movements on the rise post Joe Biden’s US election win.