Trafficked: Misinformation Mainstreamed
The internet is awash with conspiracy theories about human trafficking. The QAnon movement and others have promoted hoaxes about global child sex trafficking rings. But even anti-trafficking nonprofits and government agencies have a problem with sharing misinformation. In the second episode of WYSO’s Trafficked, reporter Leila Goldstein debunks some myths and shows what’s at stake. A warning, this story includes descriptions of sexual violence.