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Jonathan Zittrain sits down with Jill Lepore in a podcast discussing his idea of assigning high school students the role of vetting advertisements, including political ads, on the internet.

“‘What is a group that the public might trust to at least be earnest about trying to get to the truth?’ asked Zittrain. A group that ‘even if we thought they got it wrong, wouldn’t cause us to repudiate the whole exercise?’ He believes that ‘having the high school students act as juries under the guidance of their teachers and librarians and for actual credit in their classroom’ meets those criteria.”

Read more in Harvard Law Today.


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