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Disinformation Expert: We Have No Common Sense of Facts

Clip: 11/13/2020 | 16m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Conspiracy theories and misinformation about coronavirus and the recent election are spreading like wildfire online. These are the sort of phenomena Renée DiResta has been studying for years. She is a disinformation expert and technical research manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory, and she speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about what can happen when false narratives go viral.

Aired: 11/13/20

Rating: NR

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