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Bailey T. Steen


Bailey T. Steen is an Australian journalist, editor and film critic. Bailey’s career started as a weekly film columnist for the Melbourne based site Janks Reviews. Growing tired of emerging extremists on the political left and right, his work was soon published on the political outlet Newslogue, writing to an audience of ten thousand. Bailey covers world politics, political extremism, and new media issues for TrigTent. 


Elizabeth Warren's Criminal Penalties for Online Misinformation are a Disaster Waiting to Happen

  • Bailey Steen
  • Feb 9, 2020 11:53AM

The vague wording and broad scope of Warren's proposed plan lead one to wonder whether her solution might be worse than the problem. 

The DNC’s Iowa Caucus App Raises Major Election Security Concerns

  • Bailey Steen
  • Feb 1, 2020 1:54PM

The alleged vulnerabilities raise an obvious question: why use the app at all? 

Can Facebook Enforce Their Ban On Deepfakes Ahead of the 2020 Race?

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 31, 2020 12:04PM

Even if the answer is yes, the policy itself has some serious flaws. 

.ORG: Non-Profits Fight Billion Dollar Legal Case Over Domain Sale

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 19, 2020 11:34AM

It should be self-explanatory why a private company owning the domain rights over all non-profits across the globe would be quite a contradiction.

Twitter's New Limited Reply Feature Addresses Harassment, But Amplifies Echo-Chambers

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 11, 2020 11:38AM

The tradeoffs seem to run explicitly counter to Twitter’s other stated goals, namely the desire to address echo chambers and the spread of disinformation. 

Why Dave Rubin’s Gated Community Sites are No ‘Big Tech Solution’

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jan 5, 2020 11:42AM

Rubin's "Locals" neither solves Big Tech's problems or even appears to seriously engage with them. 

California’s Consumer Privacy Act Seeks to Overhaul Online Data Rights

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 29, 2019 11:32AM

California's bill could be the most important milestone to date concerning personal data privacy in the U.S. 

TikTok Bans Teen Makeup Artist for Calling Out China’s Detention Camps

  • Bailey Steen
  • Dec 21, 2019 11:01AM

The company continues to insist their decision had nothing to do with the Chinese government. 

Can Google’s Anti-Deepfake Trials Prevent the New Disinformation Age?

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 30, 2019 11:03AM

The short answer? Probably not. 

WSJ Investigation Exposes Google’s For-Profit Search Manipulations

  • Bailey Steen
  • Nov 28, 2019 11:37AM

A new investigative report has put Google's claims of not manually intervening in search results to the test.