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I Can't Believe it's Not News: A Podcast about Fake News

Discussing fake news one article at a time.  Thoughts and opinions on how to respond to fake news.  Combating the changes to our society based on disinformation and propaganda.  Spread Jam.  Not lies.

Dec 23, 2017

In this episode Beth and Kelly discuss the documentary "Trumping Democracy: Real Money, Fake News, Your Data."  In this boring, yet terrifying documentary (It's like doing your taxes!) it traces how reclusive billionaire Robert Mercer - and his gang of evil masterminds - Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway, and David Bossie used Breitbart and another company controlled by Mercer - Cambridge Analytica - to find voters for Trump - and then target them with fake news by using "dark posts" on facebook.
Yes, this is all real.  Yes, it does seem like a plot from Scooby Doo, just minus the "pesky kids" that save the day.

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