As we get closer to the November 2020 election, attempts to mislead voters are ramping up. And we are partly to blame, as our partisan biases lead us to accept the facts we agree with and dismiss the ones we don’t. Add in social media, and the bias bubble can become even more isolated. Whitney Phillips is an assistant professor at Syracuse University who teaches media literacy, misinformation and disinformation and political communication. Soledad O’Brien speaks with her about how the combination of our own biases and social media can shape what we believe.



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