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Function with Anil Dash

How To Save the 2020 Election: Stopping Fake News

44:44 | Nov 27th, 2019

5 recommendations
Are social networks downplaying their complicity in the problem that is “fake news?”Anil talks to Fadi Quran of the people powered social advocacy group, Avaaz, about how tech is used to target groups...Show More


mm recommended:Jan 7th

“Should people have to perform their pain for a product manager before [social media] changes?” Powerful question from Anil Dash. Important conversation about advocacy group Avaaz on how they are confronting social media giants on their harms on people thru fake news, including people who have been ...Show More

jspinelle recommended:Dec 31st, 2019

I love Anil’s notion of legacy media and the view from nowhere as “hackable.” This is a good episode to follow with the podcast “The View from Somewhere.”

write2tg recommended:Jan 14th

An insightful episode that focuses on the solutions to address the spread of disinformation and the value of ‘corrections’ as a way to build the right kind of trust. The work being done by Fadi and team at Avaaz is commendable.