HELLO? Who's this? It's... DEMOCRACY CALLING at Ridgefield Library on Saturday, October 12 at 5:00 pm
√ NON-PARTISAN √ JAW-DROPPING √ INFORMATIVE √ FUNNY!
During the lead-up to the 2016 US presidential election, Macedonian teenagers discovered they could generate a huge income by creating websites that published sensationalized and misleading news stories about American politics to Facebook. They had a profound impact on the outcome of the election. This documentary offers a glimpse of the people behind these websites and explores the implications their outsized influence may have for the media landscape and the democratic process as a whole.
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