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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 10:06 PM

Chomsky and Herman's Propaganda Model Foretells a Weaponized Facebook

The personal is now public. Consider Facebook. As the global leader in platforming interpersonal interactions with public discourse across boundaries, Facebook enjoys a virtual monopoly in reflecting power.

Facebook’s massive global reach gives the platform immense influence to shape public perception, awareness and opinion. Notably, one of the platform’s creators, Chamath Palihapitiya, did admit that the team “knew something bad could happen,” having “created tools that are literally ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” Still, public awareness of this subterfuge has changed nothing.


A conceptual model of the late 1980s can help pry apart the puzzling performances of this anti-social behemoth.


read more at https://truthout.org/articles/chomsky-and-hermans-propaganda-model-foretells-a-weaponized-facebook/

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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 10:21 PM

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