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In response to news of contacts between his campaign staff and Russian intelligence officers, President Trump tweeted that the news was a "conspiracy" and "fake news." It’s because of tweets like these that Yale University professor Jason Stanley (@jasonintrator) says he believes we may be entering a new era of dangerous political propaganda.

Stanley is author of the book "How Propaganda Works," and joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss.

This segment aired on February 15, 2017.

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