NPR show ‘1A’ covers misinformation related to racial injustice protests

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NLP’s Senior Vice President of Education Peter Adams and Jane Lytvynenko, senior reporter covering disinformation and security for BuzzFeed News discuss misinformation related to racial injustice protests on the WAMU program 1A. In the June 4 segment, How To Identify Misinformation About The Protests, they address conspiracy theories, disinformation and the role of social media. “There are a lot of well-intentioned folks out there who amplify misinformation,” Adams tells listeners

The latter part of the segment featured Ben Collins, NBC News reporter, and Kevin Roose, New York Times tech columnist. 1A is a syndicated NPR show devoted to that day’s most pressing issues and takes its name from the First Amendment.

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