France and other countries (including Germany and the United Kingdom) are currently investing efforts in attempting to regulate the moderation of harmful content on social media platforms. If such initiatives are often supported by public authorities, they are the source of heated debates regarding their potential impact for freedom of expression. In an interview with French public policy think tank Institut Montaigne, Charlie Beckett, Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Lead Commissioner for the LSE Truth, Trust & Technology Commission (T3), advocates for the creation of an agency that would have the independence and expertise required to monitor platforms’ moderation of content.  
Find the full interview here
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