Coming up on Connections: Thursday, April 12

Apr 12, 2018

First hour: Reviewing the Zuckerberg testimony

Second hour: The state of equal pay in 2018

Do you know someone who has left Facebook out of concerns about privacy? Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress over how his company handled user data and privacy, and the company's role in Russia's influence in the presidential election. We'll talk about what we learned from the testimony, the role of social media platforms when it comes to user data, and who owns and is responsible for content posted to social media sites. Our guests:

  • Scott Malouf, attorney whose practice is focused on the intersection of social media and the law
  • Mike Johansson, senior lecturer of communication at RIT, and social media consultant at Fixitology
  • Emily Hessney Lynch, digital marketing manager at NextCorps, and director of content at I Heart ROC

Then in our second hour, national Equal Pay Day just passed, and we’re taking a look at the state of inequality in pay between genders. We’ll also look at new legislation related to sexual harassment in the workplace. In studio:

  • Beth Cordello, chair of the labor and employment practice group at Pullano & Farrow
  • Julie Damerell, associate professor emeritus at MCC