Jane Lytvynenko on Tragedy Twitter Trolls

Premiere DateApr 6, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:51 Jane Lytvynenko
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03:18 Looking For Misinformation on Twitter
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04:56 What is Twitter Doing About It?
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06:50 How Trolls & Hoaxes Affect Reporting
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10:51 New Normal of Tragedy Trolling
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14:37 Outro
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15:07 Hey Hey High Waisted
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18:15 Finish
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Buzzfeed’s Jane Lytvynenko joins the show to discuss the growing problem of Twitter hoaxes and misinformation in the wake of tragedies and shootings like the one at YouTube HQ on Tuesday.

Jane Lytvynenko (@JaneLytv) is a reporter for BuzzFeed News based out of Toronto. Read her piece “The Shooting at YouTube Showed How Bad Twitter’s Misinformation Problem Is.”

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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