Former Facebook exec @BrianBoland, in his first TV interview since leaving the company, says Facebook isn’t doing enough to understand what it has built. “It can impact communities large and small in ways that we don’t understand,” he says pic.twitter.com/pnXlL5PPOy— Reliable Sources (@ReliableSources) July 18, 2021
I see at least “Five F’s,” five of the many reasons why vaccine hesitancy has solidified into outright hostility: Falsehoods, faith, fear, Fox, Facebook. It’s so much more complicated than blaming a single platform or place. pic.twitter.com/wqmOlcwsPb— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) July 18, 2021
Media: @CharlotteAlter to @brianstelter @ReliableSources about her interview with @TuckerCarlson for @TIME: “Well, listen, for somebody who loves to defend his right to ask questions, #TuckerCarlson sure hates to answer them.” (For example, is he #vaccinated?) pic.twitter.com/o70iPkeAOz— Porter Anderson (@Porter_Anderson) July 18, 2021
Media: @sbg1 to @brianstelter @ReliableSources (who’s working on a book about #Trump with @peterbakernyt): “The truth is we’re not done with the Trump story yet. Our book is going to be not about 2020 but [about] the Trump presidency. It’s important for a historical record.” pic.twitter.com/M2cMhUEPNE— Porter Anderson (@Porter_Anderson) July 18, 2021
“Reliable Sources” at its most META: The guest gave an in-depth media critique of… me. Thanks for the conversation, @MichaelWolffNYC! Let’s not wait four years to do it again… pic.twitter.com/1w1yG7fEnJ— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) July 18, 2021
If they really wanted more people to take the COVID vaccine, they would STFU and stop politicizing it because more than anything else it is sheer hatred, loathing, distrust and contempt for the professional class and the media – most of it well deserved – that is really driving vaccine hesitancy.