Episode 37: Laura Edelson

The role of social media in this 2020 US election has received more scrutiny than ever before. Will this, combined with new policies introduced by the tech companies, help the protect the election? Damian Collins MP asks Laura Edelson, lead researcher for NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering Online Political Ads Transparency Project. Dr Charles Kriel reports from Alabama on the latest in disinformation around the US election.