Episode 147: Influence

 
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In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Diana Nielle and Richard Poplak, writers and directors of the new film Influence, which looks at the influential Bell Pottinger PR firm and the rise of misinformation. They talk about the film’s origins, the extent of Bell Pottinger’s international operations, and how things came to a head in South Africa. They also discuss why the principals agreed to be interviewed, their motivations, and what audiences can take away from the documentary.

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