Did Facebook data help Trump? ‘Fantastic Hack’ explores scandal

Did Facebook data help Trump? ‘Fantastic Hack’ explores scandal

The new documentary “The Great Hack” captures how Facebook’s cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democracy. But it doesn’t prove claims in the movie that the ill-gotten data helped elect Donald Trump. The movie, out on Netflix and some theaters Wednesday, follows former Cambridge Analytica executive Brittany…

Trump’s a racist conman– which’s the brand name America bought|Gary Younge

Trump’s a racist conman– which’s the brand name America bought|Gary Younge

Shortly before November’s midterm elections I interviewed a Donald Trump supporter, coming out of a debate between three local candidates in a congressional race, asking how she felt about the president’s attitude to women. “I need to see the facts and the actual documentation,” she said. “I can’t just do all this hearsay.” “What about…