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The Cleaners - Trailer

Preview: Season 20 Episode 3 | 30s Video has closed captioning.

"Delete...Ignore...Delete… Ignore…" Someone is out there censoring your social media feed. Do their decisions distort your understanding of the world as much as clever hoaxes and "fake news"? The Cleaners charts social media’s evolution from a shared vision of a global village to a dangerous web of fake news, extremism, and radicalization.

Aired: 11/12/18

Rating: NR

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