Episode 35: Ryan Mac and Emily Taylor

 
 
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In an extraordinary internal memo given to Buzzfeed, a Facebook employee reveals her shock at the lack of action to tackle fake accounts designed to disrupt elections around the world. Ryan Mac, Buzzfeed’s Senior Tech reporter, unpacks the significance of the memo with Damian Collins MP. Emily Taylor, CEO of Oxford Information Labs and associate fellow at Chatham House, discusses how the rise of medical misinformation during the pandemic is leading to community tensions. Dr. Charles Kriel reports from the US where the internet buzzes with discussion about the potential fallout from the upcoming election.