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Is Social Media The End of Civilization?

Season 2 Episode 205 | 56m 46s

Ben Franklin always told us “never argue with anyone who buys ink by the barrel.” But in the age of computers, social media gives everyone a bottomless inkwell and the nuttier the idea, the more currency it garners. In the fifth program of the season, we examine how the democratization of media ironically has become a threat to democracy and the pressing clash between free speech and social peace.

Aired: 06/28/22 | Expires: 12/30/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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