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Tech & Economy Track

Big Social and the Age of Disinformation

Crosscut Festival 2021
Fri May 7, 2021 | 3:00pm

False information has become a feature of social media. Can anything be done to change it?

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Featuring: Cecilia Kang, Jillian C. York, Andrew Marantz

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The Crosscut Festival is a celebration of big ideas and bold thinking - a gathering of a community of the curious. Connect with noteworthy political leaders and newsmakers along with authors, journalists and experts focused on the most important issues of our time. The Crosscut Festival features firesides interviews, panels and special events that explore forward-thinking in Politics, Social Justice, the Environment, History, Innovation and more.

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