Correcting Social Media

with Dr. Leticia Bode, Associate Professor, Georgetown University

Today’s guest extensively researches about the focus on exposure to and correction of misinformation on social media. Dr. Leticia Bode is an Associate Professor in the Communication, Culture, and Technology master’s program at Georgetown University. She joins me on the show to explore the problems with measuring fake news, and the current state of misinformation on social media and how we can correct it.

Leticia’s work lies at the intersection of communication, technology, and political behavior, emphasizing the role communication and information technologies may play in the acquisition and use of political information.

In this episode we talk about platform collaborations, observational correction, the thermostatic model – and the benefits of platforms fixing the problems themselves.

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