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House Readies Disinformation Nation Hearing With Big Tech CEOs

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The House Communications and Consumer Protection Subcommittees have come up with a catchy title for the planned March 25 hearing with the "Biggest Tech" CEOs.

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The hearing, scheduled appropriately for (high) noon, is titled "Disinformation Nation: Social Media's Role in Promoting Extremism and Misinformation."

The hearing will be a remote one, conducted, appropriately, online via Cisco Webex video conferencing. 

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The March 25 hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichair and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is a joint hearing of the Communications and Consumer Protection Subcommittees.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.