Joining the likes of REI, Patagonia and others, Verizon is the biggest company by far to pull advertising from Facebook to protest the social media company’s moderation policies and overall corporate approach to combating misinformation. Can a boycott that’s just a month long lead to lasting change? We’ll talk about it. Plus: The country’s mayors speak out about racism in criminal justice.
Here’s a list of some of the stuff we’re talking about today:
- This U.S. Conference of Mayors statement
- “Facebook Looks to Contain Advertising Boycott Over Hate Speech” from The Wall Street Journal
- “Verizon is pulling advertising from Facebook and Instagram” from CNBC
- Finally, this video:
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