A discussion about fake news and free speech in the social media world.
John Samples draws on Thomas Emerson's <em>Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment</em> to argue that social media isn't doing too badly at all.
Kate Klonick argues that social media has empowered individuals to create a democratic culture that is much larger and more powerful than just what they do at the polls.
Will Rinehart argues that democracy remains an essentially contested concept even in the age of the internet.
Mike Godwin says that free speech doesn't have to be explicitly political to make a big difference, and to be worthy of protection.