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RadioEd is a biweekly podcast created by the DU Newsroom that taps into the University of Denver’s deep pool of bright brains to explore new takes on today’s top stories. See below for a full episode transcript.

Derigan Silver

Wondering what’s up with Trump’s executive order targeting Twitter and the fact-check label it applied to some of his posts? We talk with media, film and journalism professor Derigan Silver about how much weight this executive order holds, the impact social media has on politics and journalism, and the importance of the little-understood Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act.

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Derigan Silver is an associate professor in the University of Denver's Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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