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Trump Accusations Renew Scrutiny Of Google Search Algorithms

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President Trump makes brief remarks during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House on Aug. 28, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Trump makes brief remarks during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House on Aug. 28, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Stock in Alphabet, the parent company of Google, opened higher Tuesday, one day after President Trump accused the company of suppressing conservative media in its search engine results.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Brian Barrett (@brbarrett), news editor for Wired, who writes Google News might be the "perfect target" for Trump.

This segment aired on August 29, 2018.

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