University of Minnesota Media Ethics Professor Jane Kirtley: “It’s about their [social media sites] laxness in policing…things that shouldn’t be there”

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The Dutch CEO of Unilever Paul Polman gives a speech at the launch of the New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize at the Saatchi Gallery in London, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the Prince’s International Sustainability Unit announced the launch of the $2 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize on Thursday, which aims to come up with new ways to design packaging to help keep plastics out of the ocean. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)

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Unilever doesn’t think social media has consumers’ best interests in mind, and doesn’t want to advertise on such sites as Facebook and Google. University of Minnesota Media Ethics Professor Jane Kirtley joins John to detail these concerns shared by advertisers like Unilever.


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