Social media gives a platform to hate and lies that newspapers didn’t

The growing dominance of Facebook and Twitter over daily newspapers is putting democracy in a vice.

Social media giants Twitter and Facebook testified before the U.S. Congress last week about Russian-linked accounts that had been used to spread controversy and misinformation during the 2016 U.S. election. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay.

PUBLISHED :Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 12:00 AM

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