Political Speech

States Debate How To Tackle Disinformation On Social Media Platforms

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Maryland, Washington State, New York, California and a growing number of other states are introducing bills to take on fake ads and social media bots that have polluted the internet with false information. They hope to create momentum where the federal government has not.

Washington Post October 19, 2017: Honest Ads Act Review 

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner discusses the Honest Ads Act, a proposal to regulate online political advertising the same way as television, radio and print, on NPR.