MLPSC Closing Provocations Panel

New Directions in Scholarship on Decolonizing Media, Law and Policy Friday, January 13 @ Noon EST Panelists: Francine Banner, Associate Professor, University of Michigan-Dearborn  Dr. Banner is an Associate Professor in Sociology who also teaches in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Women’s and Gender Studies. She received her Ph.D. from Arizona State University, her law degreeContinue reading “MLPSC Closing Provocations Panel”

MLPSC Opening Provocations Panel

Platform Regulation Across the Atlantic: What´s Next for the US and the European Union? Thursday, January 12 @ Noon EST Europe has made its moves. The Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act have been enacted as European Regulations and significantly change the regulatory landscape for internet service providers in the European Union andContinue reading “MLPSC Opening Provocations Panel”

2023 MLPSC Agenda

Register here for free to receive access to the participants’ papers and Zoom links. Opening “Provocations” Panel: Platform Regulation Across the Atlantic: What´s Next for the US and the European Union? Thursday, January 12 @ noon EST Featuring Eric Goldman, Elena Herrero-Beaumont and Tobias Mast in conversation with Rodrigo Cetina Presuel. More information here. Thursday,Continue reading “2023 MLPSC Agenda”

MLPSC 2022 Workshop Lineup

We are thrilled to announce the following scholars will be presenting their work at MLPSC 2022, taking place online January 13-14. Registration is now closed. Each workshop session runs 75 minutes with a 15-minute break between sessions. SESSION A: THURSDAY, JANUARY 13 @ 3:30 p.m. EST Room 1A: Caitlin Carlson (Seattle University), On Shaky Ground:Continue reading “MLPSC 2022 Workshop Lineup”

MLPSC 2022: Call for Abstracts

We invite you to submit an abstract for the Media Law & Policy Scholars Conference (MLPSC 2022), which will take place online on January 13 & 14, 2022. MLPSC is not like other big conferences you may normally attend. It is an interdisciplinary, paper workshop. The goal is to provide advice and support for works-in-progressContinue reading “MLPSC 2022: Call for Abstracts”

MLPSC 2021 Program

January 8, 2021 8:30 a.m. ET/1:30 p.m. GMT – “Let’s Get Going” Coffee Social  10 a.m. ET/3 p.m. GMT – Session #1 Beatriz Botero Arcila, SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School, The Role of Local Government in Barcelona’s Smart City Strategy Andres Calderon, Law Professor, Universidad del Pacifico, A duty to moderate (or not): A comparative consumer protectionContinue reading “MLPSC 2021 Program”

About the Conference

The Media Law & Policy Scholars conference isn’t like the typical big conferences you attend. Instead, it’s designed to be a small workshop where everyone participates in an engaging, intellectual dialogue. We don’t have panels, and authors don’t present their papers. Instead, a discussant presents an author’s paper and everyone in attendance helps workshop theContinue reading “About the Conference”


MLPSC 2022 will take place January 13-14, 2022, via a virtual conference platform, with timeslots available to accommodate presenters from across the globe. Organizers will do their best to accommodate international presenters whose papers are selected for workshopping. The conference will feature multiple sessions of workshops, with each session offering several papers for participants toContinue reading “Logistics”

How to Participate

Participation in MLPSC is open to everyone. We encourage participation from scholars at every stage of their career from all academic disciplines. Our friends from government and the industry are welcome as well. There are three main ways to participate in MLPSC: Workshop a paper. Submit an abstract (1,000 words or less) of a paperContinue reading “How to Participate”