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Mary Kelly: Social media giants have responsibility to halt flood of fake news and online abuse

The motive for the murder of popular MP Sir David Amess is still not clear, but it has put the focus back on the coarsening of public discourse, including through social media. Picture by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire
Mary Kelly
POLITICAL debate has been a poisonous and divisive cesspit for many years now. I don't know if the lack of tolerance of opposing views was caused by the very binary argument over Brexit, which reduced[...]

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