We are in an era of misinformation — and even disinformation, when someone intentionally disseminates false or misleading information. And while there are some bad actors, also important are social and psychological forces that lead people to spread and fall for false information in the first place.
Sarah Silverman, comedian and host of the Sarah Silverman Podcast, and Times reporters Kevin Roose, Sheera Frenkel and Davey Alba untangled the roots of disinformation, and the effects it has on our world.
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