May 3 • 39M

Ben Smith: The Rise and Fall of the Social Media News Age

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Charlie Sykes
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The pioneers of the digital media age thought they were building a progressive answer to Drudge—that would help get a Democrat elected in '08. But the architects of the new rightwing populism were also there, watching and learning. Ben Smith discusses his new book, "Traffic," with Charlie Sykes today.

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