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Lies and Deceit: How Social Media Fuels Misinformation

Bhaskar Chakravorti is interviewed on an iHeart Radio podcast about the spread of misinformation across social media, and it's dire consequences on certain demographics of the population

August 30, 2021

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Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business at The Fletcher School and Director of Digital Planet, participated in an interview with iHeart Radio, where he explained how misinformation is spread across social media platforms. In the podcast, Chakravorti discusses the very real and, in some cases, dire consequences of misinformation, and explains how certain demographics of the population are especially vulnerable to consuming it.

Listen to the iHeart Radio podcast to find out what can be done about this critical issue and hear Dean Chakravorti’s recommendations on what can be done to keep people safe from misinformation on the internet.

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