The McGannon Center is dedicated to furthering understanding of the ethical and social justice dimensions of media and communication technologies, particularly how such technologies affect the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within society. The Center engages in, sponsors, and promotes interdisciplinary academic research that provides an empirical foundation for informed technological development, policy-making, and debate. We are committed to diverse participation and representing an array of perspectives throughout our activities.
McGannon Center Awarded Grant by Knight Foundation to Support Research on Internet Governance
Fordham Law’s McGannon Center has received a $50,000 award from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to support research into the impact of public communications infrastructure projects, including the WiFi kiosk networks in New York City and Philadelphia.
Professor Olivier Sylvain at Senate Commerce Commi
Professor Olivier Sylvain was a witness at the Senate Commerce Committee’s hearing titled, “The PACT Act and Section 230: The Impact of the Law that Helped Create the Internet and an Examination of Proposed Reforms for Today’s Online World.”