Episode 07: Thought Leaders or Bot Leaders? Astroturfing in the time of Covid-19
This episode is a foray into astroturfing – promoting ideas through bots intending to mislead
the public – and what this means in the time of Covid -19
Links from the show Make Me Smart – Who’s organizing those anti-quarantine protests?
organizing-those-anti-quarantine-protests/ The Digital Forensic Research Lab – the 12 ways to spot a bot
Music by Kevin MacLeod
Nowhere Land by Kevin MacLeod