Social media and the fight against misinformation

Bob Sirott

FILE – This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. European Union privacy regulators are wrangling over the penalty Ireland’s data privacy watchdog was set to issue Twitter for a data breach. The Irish Data Privacy Commission was expected to issue its decision in the Twitter case, which would be its first involving a U.S. technology company since the new privacy law, known as GDPR, took effect in 2018, allowing for hefty fines. But it said Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020 that its counterparts in other countries – so-called concerned supervisory authorities – challenged a draft decision it circulated in May. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Social media strategist Scott Kleinberg joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest social media efforts in stepping up policies against combating election misinformation, banning or labeling confusing content about ballot tampering, election rigging, election results and other topics.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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