Amanpour and Company

Jia Tolentino on the Internet's Culture of Deception

Clip: 08/09/2019 | 15m 42s Video has closed captioning.

Competing world views can be deeply distorted by the warped mirror of social media. New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino calls the internet “an engine of self-delusion.” She explores its power to distort in her new book of essays, called “Trick Mirror,” and sat down with Alicia Menendez to discuss the allure of false promises online.

Aired: 08/09/19

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

See All Extras
Watch Amanpour and Company on PBS

Website

Watch Amanpour and Company on PBS

PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

See more here