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Leonard Lopate at Large

Thu, May 6, 2021 1:00 PM

GABRIELLE BLUESTONE ON HER NEW BOOK HYPE

We live in an age where scams are the new normal.

These unsettling stories of today’s viral grifters have risen to fame and hit the front-page headlines, yet the curious conundrum remains: Why do these scams happen?

In her new book Hype: How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet?and Why We're Following, former Vice journalist and executive producer of the Netflix doc Fyre Gabrielle Bluestone breaks down the empty promises driving the social media ecosystem.

Join us for a look at how to break out of this vicious cycle in this installment of Leonard Lopate at Large on WBAI.

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