School of Journalism and Mass Communications Faculty Comment on Facebook Dilemma Regarding Leaked Data to Cambridge Analytica

Matt Cabot commented about crisis communications after Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, testified to the United States Congress on Tuesday, April 10. Cabot did an outstanding job with both interviews.

He appeared on both ABC 7 and KTVU 2. Here are the news clips:



In addition, Larry Sokoloff  was interviewed on both ABC7 and NBC Bay Area  on Tuesday, April 10, about Facebook’s new stance on the California Consumer Privacy Act. Here are the news clips:


NBC Bay Area-TV

With the news that Cambridge Analytica may have compromised many Facebook users data, Peter Young and Matt Cabot commented on local news stations.

Click here for a link to KPIX-TV’s story March 24 about increasing pressure on Facebook. Peter Young was interviewed for the story. This story also aired on KCAL-TV in Los Angeles.

Click here for a link to the additional interview with Peter Young on March 26 with KTVU-TV.  It was a live Skype interview about Facebook.

Here are two stories about Cambridge Analytica using Facebook user data. Peter Young was interviewed in both stories.

NBC Bay Area


Matt Cabot was interviewed by KGO-TV on March 21 about how Facebook is responding to the public relations crisis it is facing because of Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook user data. Watch the news clip here:


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