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Episode 14: Bias, Lies, and Democracy

Is our democracy in peril? What role has the media played in this? What should we do about it? Ali Velshi joins Vasant Dhar in episode 14 of Brave New World to discuss the subtleties of bias, fake news, information consumption and what to do about social media.

Useful resources:
1. Ali Velshi on Twitter and Instagram.
2. Understanding QE in the New World — Episode 10 of Brave New World (w Paul Sheard).
3. How Social Media Threatens Society — Episode 8 of Brave New World (w Jonathan Haidt).
4. Can a Machine Have Human Values? — Episode 13 of Brave New World (w Brian Christian).
5. The Social Media Industrial Complex — Episode 3 of Brave New World (w Sinan Aral).