Posted at 10:06h
This seminar lays out one of the projects under the Sydney Post-Truth Initiative, on the political use of falsehoods, obfuscation, and denialism on a range of environmental issues. It’s about the politics of the Bull, rather than the nature of the Shit. Rather than focus...
Posted at 10:59h
James Der Derian, University of Sydney
This article is part of an ongoing series from the Post-Truth Initiative, a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney. The series examines today’s post-truth problem in public discourse: the thriving economy of lies, bullshit and propaganda that...
Posted at 12:39h
This article is the first in a series from the Post-Truth Initiative, a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney. The series examines today’s post-truth problem in public discourse: the thriving economy of lies, bullshit and propaganda that threatens rational discourse and policy.
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Dr Alana Mann – April 27
From food scares to food scarcity, this is an industry that has been operating in post-truth mode for years. In the fields, laboratories and our kitchens scientific evidence and cultural rationality collide daily. This talk will tackle post-truth headlines on Green...
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Seminar 3 in the Post-Truth Seminar Series 2017
This week the seminar series shifts its focus onto the issue of truth and rigour in academic research. Professor Jennifer Byrne will be examining processes of peer review and the increasingly competitive research environment in order to evaluate the...
Posted at 12:25h
Enfield, N. J., New Internationalist
There is increasing alarm at the rise of a post-truth doctrine of alternative facts, currently flourishing most notably in the populist contexts of Trump's ascendance and the recent Brexit campaign. Just one example, from too many of late, comes from White...