“Social Network” Dominates Golden Globes, But How Accurate Is Portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg?

The Social Network, which many say is a fictionalized account of the founding of Facebook, won four Golden Globe awards last night, thus presenting us with a good opportunity to pluck this month-old interview with technology writer Kara Swisher from our archives. KQED’s Mina Kim talked to Swisher on the day that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. Swisher, who knows Zuckerberg well, said the movie’s portrayal of him was quite off base.

Kara Swisher on Mark Zuckerberg

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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