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Danah Boyd on the Spread of Conspiracies and Hate Online

Clip: 08/05/2019 | 18m 28s Video has closed captioning.

Danah Boyd is a senior researcher at Microsoft and founder of the research institute “Data & Society,” where she studies how media manipulators may be responsible for mass shootings and other crisis events. She sat down with Hari Sreenivasan to explain how digital media amplifies the spread of false information.

Aired: 08/05/19

Rating: NR

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