William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale University Firing Line Debate: “Should the U.S. ban the social media platform, TikTok?”

Event time: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 4:30pm
William L. Harkness Hall, Rom 119 See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale University presents a Firing Line Debate: 

“Should the U.S. ban the social media platform, TikTok?”. 

Featuring Clare Morell and Elizabeth Nolan Brown.

Clare Morell is a Policy Analyst at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where she works on EPPC’s Technology and Human Flourishing Project. Prior to joining EPPC, Ms. Morell worked in both the White House Counsel’s Office and the Department of Justice, as well as in the private and non-profit sectors. At the Department of Justice, Ms. Morell worked as an Advisor to Attorney General Bill Barr.

Prior to her role with the Office of the Attorney General, Ms. Morell worked on judicial nominations for the White House Counsel’s office and monitored all nominations data to create high-level presentations for briefing White House leadership. From her experience, Ms. Morell brings an intimate knowledge and understanding of how policy is advanced within the Executive Branch of the federal government, particularly in the Department of Justice and the White House.

Elizabeth Nolan Brown is a senior editor at Reason and the main author of Reason’s morning newsletter, the Reason Roundup. She is also co-founder of the libertarian feminist group Feminists for Liberty, and a professional affiliate of the journalism program at the University of Cincinnati. Brown has covered a broad range of political and cultural topics since starting at Reason in 2014, with special emphasis on the politics, policy, and legal issues surrounding sex, speech, tech, justice, reproductive freedom, and women’s rights.

Those who are unable to attend in person can watch on our YouTube channel, live or after the event.

Open to: 
General Public