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Is COVID Misinformation Killing People? (with Facebook’s Nick Clegg‪)‬ In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt: Our Shot

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Andy talks with Nick Clegg, Facebook's Vice President of Global Affairs, about one of the most important issues out there: Facebook, social media, COVID-19 and misinformation. After President Biden said Facebook is "killing people" with COVID misinformation, Andy and Nick discuss what Facebook says its obligation is with regard to misinformation, what they're doing to combat it, and whether it’s enough.

 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt. Check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account @inthebubblepod.

 

Follow Nick Clegg on Twitter @nickclegg. 

 

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Here’s the latest on President Biden’s Facebook comments: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/07/19/biden-facebook-vaccine-misinformation-500148
Read Facebook’s response to the President’s initial comments: https://about.fb.com/news/2021/07/support-for-covid-19-vaccines-is-high-on-facebook-and-growing/
Check out this post from Nick about what Facebook is doing to combat COVID-19 misinformation: https://about.fb.com/news/2020/03/combating-covid-19-misinformation/
Read about Nick’s role in banning President Trump from Facebook: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/05/technology/facebook-trump-nick-clegg.html
Learn more about the study Jen Psaki cited in a recent White House press briefing: https://www.npr.org/2021/05/13/996570855/disinformation-dozen-test-facebooks-twitters-ability-to-curb-vaccine-hoaxes
Find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you: https://www.vaccines.gov/ 
Order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250770165 

 

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For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com/show/inthebubble.

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Andy talks with Nick Clegg, Facebook's Vice President of Global Affairs, about one of the most important issues out there: Facebook, social media, COVID-19 and misinformation. After President Biden said Facebook is "killing people" with COVID misinformation, Andy and Nick discuss what Facebook says its obligation is with regard to misinformation, what they're doing to combat it, and whether it’s enough.

 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt. Check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account @inthebubblepod.

 

Follow Nick Clegg on Twitter @nickclegg. 

 

Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium. 

 

Support the show by checking out our sponsors!

 
Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/ 

 

Check out these resources from today’s episode: 

 
Here’s the latest on President Biden’s Facebook comments: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/07/19/biden-facebook-vaccine-misinformation-500148
Read Facebook’s response to the President’s initial comments: https://about.fb.com/news/2021/07/support-for-covid-19-vaccines-is-high-on-facebook-and-growing/
Check out this post from Nick about what Facebook is doing to combat COVID-19 misinformation: https://about.fb.com/news/2020/03/combating-covid-19-misinformation/
Read about Nick’s role in banning President Trump from Facebook: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/05/technology/facebook-trump-nick-clegg.html
Learn more about the study Jen Psaki cited in a recent White House press briefing: https://www.npr.org/2021/05/13/996570855/disinformation-dozen-test-facebooks-twitters-ability-to-curb-vaccine-hoaxes
Find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you: https://www.vaccines.gov/ 
Order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250770165 

 

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. 

 

For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com/show/inthebubble.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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