Facebook’s “Big Tobacco” Moment Before Congress

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Oct 14, 2021
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A divided Congress has united around one thing: Facebook. Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on which aspect of the social media giant they’re most angry about, but they’re looking to punish Facebook by regulating it or breaking it up. Brigham Young University professors Chris Karpowitz and Grant Madsen discuss where this fight fits in the long history of Congress declaring war on private businesses - think Big Banks, Big Telecom, and even Big Tobacco. Karpowitz is a professor of political science and Madsen is a professor of history. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) Show More...