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Senate panel's social media hearing reveals partisan divide

Clip: 10/28/2020 | 3m 36s Video has closed captioning.

This election year is seeing increased attention and scrutiny regarding social media platforms -- and how they can be manipulated to spread misinformation. But the greater level of awareness hasn’t stopped the practices, either. And the battles over content moderation and censorship are increasingly partisan, as demonstrated by Wednesday’s highly charged Capitol Hill hearing. John Yang reports.

Aired: 10/28/20

Rating: NR

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