Untrue-Tube: Monetizing Misery and Disinformation

Welcome to 2018, a time when we clicked and swiped ourselves into a cultural dystopia for a few trillion views.

With the dust still settling from the Parkland, Florida high school shooting massacre, the information war carries on. The initial focus involved the NRA lobby, but a large-scale disinformation campaign has successfully shifted the debate to the use of “crisis actors” for student survivors.

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