WATCH: Fake news has power to erode democracy

Salon talks to Dr. Mara Epstein about our current media landscape and the rise of fake news

Published December 5, 2016 10:09PM (EST)

Salon's Amanda Marcotte sat down with Dr. Mara Einstein, author of "Black Ops Advertising: Native Ads, Content Marketing and the Covert World of the Digital Sell," to discuss advertising and fake news. Einstein described how the media landscape has changed and how fake news is eroding our democracy.

Watch the full interview below.

By Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith is an associate video producer at Salon. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mickey Mouse and video games, and regularly tweets about both.

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