8 minutes | May 5, 2020

Thought Leaders or Bot Leaders? Astroturfing in the time of Covid-19

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?https://www.marketplace.org/shows/make-me-smart-with-kai-and-molly/whos-organizing-those-anti-quarantine-protests/The Digital Forensic Research Lab - the 12 ways to spot a bothttps://medium.com/dfrlab/botspot-twelve-ways-to-spot-a-bot-aedc7d9c110cMusic by Kevin MacLeodNowhere Land by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4148-nowhere-landLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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