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It spreads by social media and message boards. Via tv pundits and discuss radio. And in every day conversations, in each nook of the world. Disinformation can change minds and gas actions. However is it an unstoppable power? How can we resist a torrent of falsehoods and distortions?
Be part of Sarah Silverman, comic and host of The Sarah Silverman Podcast, and Instances reporters Kevin Roose, Sheera Frenkel and Davey Alba as they untangle the roots of disinformation, and the results it has on our world.
We’ll hear from individuals who emerged from radicalization, together with Caolan Robertson and Caleb Cain, who was profiled within the latest Instances podcast “Rabbit Gap”. And we’ll analyze how just a few courageous readers work together with information on social media — with assist from David Rand, a professor of administration and cognitive science on the Massachusetts Institute of Know-how. (Wish to take part on this section? You’ll find all the main points after you register.)