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Are social media giants doing enough to prevent the spread of misinformation?

Are social media giants doing enough to prevent the spread of misinformation?

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JUDY WOODRUFF: On an average day, over 125 million people use Twitter. An estimated 2.3 billion use Facebook. We know these remarkable communication tools are also used by a growing number of people as their main sources for news and information. But, as William Brangham reports, a new book shows us how social media platforms […]

‘The Fifth Season’ author N. K. Jemisin answers your questions

‘The Fifth Season’ author N. K. Jemisin answers your questions

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JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to our monthly conversation for our Now Read This book club, in partnership with The New York Times, where you can read along with us and thousands of others, and then hear directly from the authors. Our book club producer, Elizabeth Flock, has our pick for June. It’s a story about […]

Introducing the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club

Introducing the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club

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WILLIAM BRANGHAM: And, finally, a project we are very excited about here at the “NewsHour.” It’s a collaboration with The New York Times: a new book club for the new year. Jeffrey Brown tells us more. JEFFREY BROWN: It’s my pleasure to announce a new book club we’re calling Now Read This. Every month, we […]