The Trustworthiness of Social Media, Walter Duranty, and Tommy Tutone

Today’s Morning Jolt looks at the latest accusation against Senator Al Franken (D-Not For Long) and whether we should heed Andy McCarthy’s advice to reserve judgment on the FBI’s Peter Strzok. Also, an elaboration about how easily disinformation can enter the public debate, and the responsibility of the tech giants… The Naïve Tech Masters Over on the home page, I have a column arguing that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google have grown to encompass duties to the public trust — duties that these companies were never intended to handle in the first place. Facebook began as “FaceMash” in 2003, when an apparently-inebriated Mark
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Author: Jim Geraghty