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Jia Tolentino on the Internet's Culture of Deception

Clip: 08/09/2019 | 15m 42s

Competing world views can be deeply distorted by the warped mirror of social media. New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino calls the internet “an engine of self-delusion.” She explores its power to distort in her new book of essays, called “Trick Mirror,” and sat down with Alicia Menendez to discuss the allure of false promises online.

Aired: 08/09/19

Rating: NR

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