THE DAILY NEWSLETTER – MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021
MEDIA WINNER: Dana Bash
CNN’s Dana Bash took Facebook’s Vice-President for Global Affairs, Nick Clegg, to task over the recent revelations and accusations involving the social media platform.
Bash interviewed Clegg for Sunday’s State of the Union about the allegations of Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen. Haugen recently testified before Congress about her claims that the company constantly puts profits ahead of public safety and facilitated other detrimental impacts on society.
“Did Facebook’s algorithms amplify or spread pro-insurrection voices ahead of January 6?” asked Bash.
Clegg offered a rambling answer about Facebook’s “hundreds of thousands” of algorithms and complaints about “misleading