Amanpour and Company

Wired EIC: Facebook is "Sticking Band-Aids on Problems"

Clip: 11/23/2020 | 16m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

While technology and social media have kept us connected throughout the pandemic, they have also caused indisputable damage. Nicholas Thompson is editor-in-chief of WIRED Magazine and argues that to prevent the spread of harmful misinformation, sites like Facebook need to change their algorithms. Thompson speaks with Walter Isaacson about how information gets distorted and how we get trapped in ec

Aired: 11/23/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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