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Morning News Podcast: Impeachment Trial Videos, President Biden & China

House impeachment managers showed chilling new footage to senators during Day 2 of Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial.

Also, President Biden spoke with China’s president in an opening conversation about the vast economic, climate, and security challenges between the two nations. And, the U.S. will impose sanctions and other consequences on Myanmar’s military leaders in response to the coup carried out there earlier this month.

Analysis: ‘How Twitter & Facebook Will Change Post Rioting’ (Video)

On January 6th, Rioters stormed the U.S. capitol building to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. These events were inspired by President Trump and organized and promoted on the platforms of publicly traded companies, most notably Facebook and Twitter. To avoid further violence, those companies, and then many more thereafter including YouTube, banned or blocked President Trump’s access to the megaphone they provide. This exposed a major flaw in the business model of many social media platforms: share first, think later. Tech experts Chamath Palihapitiya, Roger McNamee, Chris Kelly and Dick Costolo all predict major changes coming in the social media landscape and Section 230. Watch the video to find out how big tech may be forced to change.