This week's episode is a foray into astroturfing - promoting ideas through bots intending to mislead the public - and what this means in the time of Covid -19
Links from the show
Make Me Smart - Who's organizing those anti-quarantine protests?
The Digital Forensic Research Lab - the 12 ways to spot a bot
Music by Kevin MacLeod
Nowhere Land by Kevin MacLeod
If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
Camp Hell: Anneewakee
The Anneewakee Treatment Center for Emotionally Disturbed Youth operated in Douglasville, Georgia for over 25 years. Purportedly, it was a place that parents could send their troubled kids for help. But in reality, it was a breeding ground for abuse. This is the story of Anneewakee, as never told before.
This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.