Jane Lytvynenko on Tragedy Twitter Trolls

Premiere DateApr 6, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 Jane Lytvynenko
03:18 Looking For Misinformation on Twitter
04:56 What is Twitter Doing About It?
06:50 How Trolls & Hoaxes Affect Reporting
10:51 New Normal of Tragedy Trolling
14:37 Outro
15:07 Hey Hey High Waisted
18:15 Finish

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…