Fighting Back Against Fake News: Hacking TV

21 Nov 2016
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So – It’s Hacking TV – the Alice In Wonderland Edition.  As essentially everyone in the world has an opinion about Fake News and Facebook.

Even if nobody agrees on what the problem is, there  are some interesting solutions proposed. We’ll debate.

Then the FCC goes into hibernation.  

All that and a new streaming service that’s either brilliant or revolting. Maybe even both.

I’m Steven Rosenbaum and I’m Saul Hansell
and this is Hacking TV.

Fake News: More

Obama: We must guard against fake news
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/obama-fake-news-231565

A Call for Cooperation Against Fake News

https://medium.com/whither-news/a-call-for-cooperation-against-fake-news-d7d94bb6e0d4#.9ybcu0gek

Changes – Keep Coming:

FCC abides by GOP request, deletes everything from meeting agenda
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/11/fcc-surrenders-to-republicans-deletes-everything-from-meeting-agenda/

www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/fccs-wheeler-no-decision-departure-date/161242

The Worst Idea Of The Week:

‘Like Netflix, Only Blacker’: Brown Sugar Blaxploitation-Movie Subscription VOD Service Launches
http://variety.com/2016/digital/news/blaxploitation-movies-streaming-brown-sugar-1201920554/

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