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    Nick Blake
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    ...When your side stands for the Establishment.

    Last week the social media giant admitted having been manipulated by governments and state agents during US presidential elections. But no worries, Marc Zuckerberg says, because a) Facebook is launching "Information operations" to counter these parties' actions and b) their actions didn't have an effect on US elections anyway. If you read that and thought, hmmm, that's somewhat contradicting… well, it is. And that is just the tip of the inconsistency iceberg. George Carlin, Steve Hughes and Louis CK deliver the funny, while Professor Eli Skogerbo (co-chair of Center for the Study of Political Communication at the University of Oslo) shares her professional opinion.

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