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Social Media's Threat to Democracy

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Facebook, Google and Twitter were supposed to save politics as good information drove out prejudice and falsehood. Something has gone very wrong.

Share your opinion at the upcoming The Economist Club meeting 'Social Media's Threat to Democracy' on Thu, Dec 7h, 19:15-20:30 in Central/ Sheung Wan (the venue to be confirmed).

It's free to participate, but we would order a drink as a courtesy to the venue.

Sign up/ confirm your participation by clicking Going on Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/1855843334728294/

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First we meet and introduce to each other. Then depending how many people are joining, we split into sub-groups of three-four people for discussion on the topic. One from the group begins by introducing key points from suggested article (i.e. what she/he remembers, was impressed by), others add and follow the conversation. Questions, new paths for discussions, personal experience, and opinions are highly encouraged. The event will be concluded with sharing insights to the whole group.

Disclaimer: The Economist Club is a community of The Economist magazine readers, enthusiasts and curious people. The Economist Club is not affiliated with The Economist Group or any of its subsidiary. Events are organized by the group of passionate volunteers.

See you there and thanks for being with The Economist Club https://www.facebook.com/theeconomistclub/


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