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Webby Podcast November 10, 2020

S7 EP4: Navigating an Ecosystem of Polluted Information with Whitney Phillips

Whitney Phillips, a Professor of Communications and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University joins us to talk about why our networks are polluted with misinformaton.

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Misinformation. Conspiracy theories. “Lulz.” meme-ified racism and QAnon theories. Professor of Communications and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University, Whitney Phillips is with us to talk about how early alarms on trolling language were ignored, to how we need to reconstruct how our sites and networks are built to stop incentivizing the spread of misinformation.

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