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The Sum of Knowledge #FakeNews #Bias #Censorship
There are unprecedented efforts by special interests including political parties, corporations and our own U.S. government, to control the information you see on the news and online. This week on Full Measure in The Sum of Knowledge, we dig into the tactics used by paid forces to manipulate opinion. These include fake social media accounts operated by software and paid actors; zombie profiles; zombie likes; and “Fake News.”
Andrew Torba, founder of “Gab,” a Twitter alternative
Also Sunday, Joce Sterman examines what changes in police work could be in store under the Trump administration. Under President Obama, some police say they felt unsupported and, as a result, it’s feared that some backed off of using aggressive tactics in communities that need policing the most. Will things be different under a Trump Department of Justice?
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2008 December: President Obama nominates Hillary Clinton for secretary of state. 2009 Jan. 13: Reports say the clintonemail.com domain was established. Jan. 21: Senate confirms Clinton as secretary of state. March 18: Clinton will later name this as the date she began using a private server for government business. 2012 Sept. 11: Islamic extremists launch […]