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Facebook's fact-check 'loophole'

How an "opinion loophole" is enabling the spread of climate change misinformation.Links to resources discussed:Facebook creates fact-checking exemption for climate deniersWashington Examiner op-ed cherry-picks data and misleads readers about climate modelsHow CO2 boosters' op-ed slipped by Facebook fact-checkersGuests:Andrew Dessler (@AndrewDessler)Judd...

"Netflix is a team, not a family"

Is working on a team of all-stars, excellent pay, and unlimited vacation worth the stress of constant criticism from co-workers and the knowledge that your boss is considering whether to replace you? Netflix execs will tell you that their internal culture is the key to their success.From Recode and Vox Media, 'Land of the Giants: The Netflix Effect'...

Covid-19 "long-haulers" find a community online

For some, recovering from Covid-19 will be a long struggle. Those still recovering months later are finding support - and information about the enigmatic disease - online.Featuring:Fiona Lowenstein @fi_lowensteinLois Parshley @LoisParshleyLinks to resources discussed:My coronavirus survivor group is my most important medical support right nowNo one...

K-pop’s online activism for Black Lives Matter is complicated

K-Pop fans have come to the aid of Black Lives Matter protestors online. If you know your history, that may come as a surprise.Links:A beginner’s guide to K-popHow K-pop fans are weaponizing the internet for Black Lives MatterGuests:Aja Romano, Vox.com culture writer (@ajaromano)Miranda Larsen, Kpop scholar and fan (https://twitter.com/AcaOtaku)Host:Arielle...

Reset is now weekly

Reset is now a weekly podcast: here's what you need to know.Host:Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of ResetAbout Recode by Vox:Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What it means to make music in 2020

The pandemic has upended the art and business of making music. Producing, performing and releasing — every aspect is new and uncharted. The need for social distancing means that it’s unsafe to collaborate in small studios or perform for large crowds — not to mention finding the right thing to sing about in such a charged moment. We’re telling three...

Video games are the new concert venues

How online games like Minecraft and Fortnite have become virtual concert venues.FeaturingJulia Alexander (@loudmouthjulia)Cherie Hu (@cheriehu42)Links to resources discussed:I Tried to crash the VIP area at American Football’s Minecraft concertHost:Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of ResetAbout Recode by Vox:Recode by Vox helps you...

Protesting during a pandemic

Thousands of people have taken the streets to protest during a pandemic. Vox.com's Brian Resnick explains why not all public health experts think that's a bad thing.FeaturingBrian Resnick (@B_resnick)Links to resources discussed:What public health experts want critics to know about why they support the protestsTear gas, explainedHost:Arielle Duhaime-Ross...

The case for banning Trump on social media

President Trump has faced unprecedented action from social media companies in recent weeks. The Verge's T.C. Sottek argues that they haven't gone far enough.FeaturingT.C. Sottek (@chillmage)Links to resources discussed:Ban Them AllHost:Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of ResetAbout Recode by Vox:Recode by Vox helps you understand...

Tear gas, explained

The toxic chemical’s origins, from WWI to today’s protests across the country.FeaturingRoberto Daza (@rsdaza)Anna Feigenbaum (@drfigtree)Links to resources discussed:The Protests in Minneapolis (Vice News)The disturbing history of how tear gas became the weapon of choice against protesters Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of World War I to the Streets...

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