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We need European regulation of Facebook and Google

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With Facebook coming under significant scrutiny for its perceived role in the US election as a conduit for fake news and hate speech, Leighton Andrews, Professor of Public Service Leadership and Innovation at Cardiff Business School, a former Welsh Government Minister and a former head of public affairs at the BBC, argues that the social network and its fellow tech giant Google should be regulated at an EU level as dominant media players.

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