EDITORIAL PICK: Facebook Taps Militarist Think Tank Atlantic Council to Police its Content
This video was originally published by “The Real News Network” on the 11th of August, 2018. acTVism Munich volunteers translated and synchronized it into the German language to create awareness on this crucial topic.
In this video award winning journalist and bestselling author Max Blumenthal talks about how major private social media companies are increasingly policing content on the internet. He also surfaces the partnership between Facebook and the Atlantic Council which is driving such policing and highlights“the merger of the national security state and Silicon Valley.”
To read the full transcript of the interview, please click here.
Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Guardian, The Independent Film Channel, The Huffington Post, Salon.com, Al Jazeera English and many other publications.
His most recent book is Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel. His other book, Republican Gomorrah: Inside The Movement That Shattered The Party, is a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller.
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