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How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News

How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News

Update: 2019-11-271
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Are social networks downplaying their complicity in the problem that is “fake news?”Anil talks to Fadi Quran of the people powered social advocacy group, Avaaz, about how tech is used to target groups of people and spread disinformation that affects our elections, relationships, and social justice movements. Together they discuss insidious nature of disinformation and misinformation, meet its victims, and go over solutions. 


Listen closely for the steps that platforms can take right now to stem the tide of fake news and fake accounts. 


LINKS:

Avaaz.org

Factbook.org

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Michelena Wolf

Your focus on tech and how it can benefit or harm us reminds me a lot of the campaign for President of Andrew Yang. I'd love to hear you interview him.

Dec 29th
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How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News

How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News

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