Is Social Media A Net Benefit to American Society?


In a lengthy speech delivered today in Washington, D.C., at the Media Institute, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discussed America’s broadcasters and newspapers.

He talked about social media, and the internet, as the coming of Net Neutrality has resulted in personal attacks at Pai’s home against his children.

This led Pai to ask, “Is social media a net benefit to American society?”

His response? “Given the increasingly important role that social media plays in our daily lives, this is a question that all of us, including groups like the Media Institute, need to grapple with.”

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