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The Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Hijacked Our Attention. Just as Intended.

Last week, a series of manipulated videos — subtly slowed down and then pitch-corrected to make it appear as if the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, was drunk or incapacitated — were published across Facebook and other social networks, including YouTube and Twitter. The swift spread of agitation propaganda and the creep of hyperpartisanship across social media […]

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Nancy Pelosi and Fakebook’s Dirty Tricks

So, Fakebook it is. This week, unlike YouTube, Facebook decided to keep up a video deliberately and maliciously doctored to make it appear as if Speaker Nancy Pelosi was drunk or perhaps crazy. She was not. She was instead the victim of an obvious dirty trick by a dubious outfit with a Facebook page called […]

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