PBS NewsHour

Online anger is gold to this junk-news pioneer

Clip: 05/02/2018 | 9m 52s

Meet one of the Internet's most prolific distributors of hyper-partisan fare. From California, Cyrus Massoumi caters to both liberals and conservatives, serving up political grist through various Facebook pages. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien profiles a leading purveyor of junk news who has hit the jackpot exploiting the trend toward tribalism.

Aired: 05/02/18

Rating: NR

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