UK Election: Lies, Dammed Lies, and Political Promises

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It is make your mind up time. Today is election day in the UK. Here are a few pointers to the analysis conducted by Full Fact. What was Fake News and what was actually true? We have been through a storm of political ads from all the major parties. Luckily, we also have the non-partisan … Read more UK Election: Lies, Dammed Lies, and Political Promises

Facebook and “Freedom of Expression”

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As the 2020 elections loom in the US and also in the UK in just a few weeks, the role that Facebook plays in swinging the outcome via outright manipulation and lies is coming sharply into focus. “I don’t know, I can’t remember” There was this recent interaction between AOC and Mark Zuckerberg. What happened … Read more Facebook and “Freedom of Expression”