PBS NewsHour

Did Facebook ‘deflect’ after realizing Russian meddling?

Clip: 11/17/2018 | 5m 49s

A New York Times investigative report published this week details how Facebook reacted to the discovery of massive disinformation campaigns run by Russian operatives. Sheera Frenkel, who helped write the story, joins William Brangham to explain what the social network’s leadership knew before the 2016 presidential election and what, if anything, they did to address the problem.

Aired: 11/17/18

Rating: NR

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