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All of YouTube, Not Just the Algorithm, is a Far-Right Propaganda Machine

YouTube’s celebrity culture and community dynamics play a major role in the amplification of far-right content

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In recent years, the media has sounded a constant drumbeat about YouTube: Its recommendation algorithm is radicalizing people.

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Becca Lewis

Becca Lewis

I research media manipulation and political digital media at Stanford and Data & Society.

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