Life inside the neoliberal Octagon. Aaron Sorkin criticizes Facebook ad policy and Mark Zuckerberg tries to use Sorkin’s text against him. This on a day when Ivanka compares her dad to Thomas Jefferson.
"This can’t possibly be the outcome you and I want, to have crazy lies pumped into the water supply that corrupt the most important decisions we make together," writes Aaron Sorkin in an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg https://t.co/5Gx4kNLJkj
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 31, 2019
“Right now, on your website, is an ad claiming that Joe Biden gave the Ukrainian attorney general a billion dollars not to investigate his son. Every square inch of that is a lie and it’s under your logo.” – Aaron Sorkin to Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook allowing lies in political ads got Aaron Sorkin’s attention. In his piece, he delivers some behind-the-scenes detail about how Sheryl Sandberg handled “The Social Network” movie…. https://t.co/qIAtqqoWoo pic.twitter.com/NPiU3CMf8U
— Sarah Frier (@sarahfrier) October 31, 2019
— Will Oremus (@WillOremus) October 31, 2019
"The only security of all is in a free press. The force of public opinion cannot be resisted when permitted freely to be expressed. The agitation it produces must be submitted to. It is necessary, to keep the waters pure." –Thomas Jefferson to Lafayette, 1823.
— Lisa (@mom2princessz) October 31, 2019