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January 24 | Majority of Americans were not exposed to ‘fake news’ in 2016 U.S. election, Twitter study suggests

December 18 | To Avoid Getting Duped By Fake News, Think Like A Fact Checker

November 22 | How fake news can exploit pictures to make people believe lies

November 22 | ‘Relatively few’ Twitter bots were needed to spread misinformation and overwhelm fact checkers, study finds

November 20 | The spread of low-credibility content by social bots

November 19 | Lies, damn lies and post-truth

November 17 | In the post-truth era, the stage turns to non-fiction

November 16 | Friday essay: turning up the level of civilisation

November 16 | In times of ‘alternative facts’ we must care about truth on a larger scale

November 16 | The Fantastic Beasts Cast On How Magic Matters In A Post-Truth Present

November 14 | Free speech in the post-truth era

November 13 | Tackling the Information Crisis: A Policy Framework for Media Systems Resiliance

November 13 | What to trust in a “post-truth” world (Alex Edmans | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool)

November 07 | Fundamentalists Are More Likely to Fall for Fake News

November 06 | Blame Fox, not Facebook, for fake news

November 06 | Fake news, even fake fact-checkers, found in run-up to US midterms

November 05 | Fake News Trolls Are Complaining Privately That Twitter Is Blocking Them More Effectively, Report Says

November 01 | Fake news, rumours on social media hit Indian firms

October 30 | Indonesia warns against ‘fake news‘ after deadly Lion Air crash

October 30 | America’s First ‘Fake News’ Crisis

October 28 | Living in a Post-Truth World

October 25 | Inside the Government-Run War Room Fighting Indonesian Fake News

October 23 | Not Very Likeable: Here Is How Bias Is Affecting Women Leaders

October 22 | Dave Helling: Is this a post-truth election? Voters will decide in November whether lying matters

October 22 | Brazil, hijacked by post-truth

October 18 | The Post-truth business: How to rebuild brand authenticity in a distrusting world

October 18 | Climate change comms in the post-truth, fake news era

October 17 | Fake News Autopsy

October 17 | Why AI and advertisers should team up to fix fake news

October 16 | Researchers develop new method to address deep-seated biases in science, starting with birds

October 16 | Twitter releases 10m tweets from fake news probe

October 16 | Donald Trump, Jamal Khashoggi, and the Post-Truth World

October 15 | Gandhi for the Post-Truth Age

October 14 | A false-alarm terrorist attack in London shows how emotion is conquering reality

October 12 | How post-truth politics is sinking debate on environmental assessment reform

October 12 | ‘It’s raining facts!’ Metahaven, the YouTube addicts fighting post-truth bots

October 12 | Saving Truth in a Post-Truth World: BreakPoint Resource of the Month

October 08 | President Speaks: The role of higher education in a ‘post-truth’ era

October 08 | What Good Is an Academic Hoax in the Age of Post-Truth?

October 07 | In a post-truth society, bullies reign supreme

October 07  | Collins and Kavanaugh: The Post-Truth Republican Party

October 05 | Week in Review: The post-truth Putin food chain revealed

October 05 | We are living in a post-truth nation

October 03 | Finding Meaning in a Post-Truth World

September 29 | These are what confirmation hearings look like in the post truth era, and they’re ugly

September 26 | Post Truth on going harder

September 26 | Biased News Media or Biased Readers? An Experiment on Trust

September 25 | Post-Truth reading list may come in handy once Trump-Mueller battle begins in earnest: Beyond Belief (opinion)

September 25 | Education in a post-truth era

August 23 | Reddit users shared thousands of links from fake Iranian news sites which have been exposed as misinformation

August 23 | Facebook and Twitter better ‘quickly and efficiently’ stamp out fake news before their stocks fizzle: Jon Brod

August 22 | Kerala battles floods – and fake news 

August 22 | Facebook continues to fight fake news with user ‘trust scores’

August 22 | Fake news adds to India’s flood torment in Kerala

August 22 | Algorithm beats humans for sniffing out fake news

August 22 | Long Before Facebook, The KGB Spread Fake News About AIDS

August 20 | Trump Lashes Out At NYT’s Bombshell McGahn Report, Calls It ‘Fake News’

August 20 | Reports about the gender pay gap closing could be fake news

August 20 | Jack Dorsey admits Twitter hasn’t ‘figured out’ approach to fake news

August 20 | On the frontline of India’s WhatsApp fake news war

August 20 | ‘Truth isn’t truth’: Giuliani trumps ‘alternative facts’ with new Orwellian outburst

August 20 | Kerala floods: Watch out for fake news via social networks

August 20 | Kerala battles fake news along with floods

August 19 | Move Over Fake News Media, Trump Hates Social Media Too Now

August 19 | People’s Vote backers rally in Edinburgh for say in final Brexit deal

August 17 | Malaysia repeals Najib’s anti-fake news law

August 17 | Malaysia scraps ‘fake news’ law used to stifle free speech

August 17 | Malaysia repeals controversial fake news law

August 16 | US newspapers unite against Donald Trump’s ‘fake news’ rhetoric

August 16 | There’s truth, then everything else

August 16 | This is not fake news

August 16 | Truth, fake news and the strange saga of Melissa Howard

August 15 | Fake news issue: Government portal starts advocacy on WhatsApp safety for students, others 

August 15 | Fake videos? Computer program generates eerily realistic fake footage

August 15 | The pernicious trap of ‘fake news’

August 15 | Twitter employee launches tirade against ‘wrong decisions’ in fake news debate

August 15 | Americans don’t think the platforms are doing enough to fight fake news

August 15 | Enemy is ‘fake news’, not the free press

August 15 | Cutting Through The ‘Fake News:’ Proof That Russia Is Hacking Everyone

August 15 | Faking reality: why people embrace conspiracy theories

August 15 | FG blames fake news for National Assembly crisis

August 15 | Fake news advocates

August 15 | Stefanik’s TV ad full of ‘fake news,’ Post Star finds

August 15 | Why a reality TV villain of dubious credibility is Trump’s perfect foe

August 14 | Fake news assuming more vicious dimension – Lai Mohammed

August 14 | Ontario minister apologizes for using ‘fake news’ term to counter critics

August 14 | Omarosa’s Failed Fake Book and the Media’s Fake News

August 14 | Fake News and News Fraud

August 14 | Candidate caught with fake diploma calls it fake news — until she’s forced to exit race

August 14 | No, Rudy Giuliani, Truth Is Not in the Eye of the Beholder

August 14 | Hundreds of Researchers From Harvard, Yale and Stanford Were Published in Fake Academic Journals

August 14 | Here’s the fake news Saudi Arabia is playing about Canada

August 14 | What our investigative journalists expose isn’t fake news

August 14 | How to Find Power and Reclaim the Narrative in Post-Truth America

August 14 | A philosopher explains America’s “post-truth” problem

August 13 | Turkey launches probe into ‘fake news’ over lira rumors

August 13 | ‘Fake news’ about MMR vaccine blamed for rise in measles cases here

August 13 | Turkey opens investigation into ‘fake news’ as lira drops

August 13 | How to protect your brain from ‘fake news’

August 13 | Fake news catches up with candidate

August 12 | Rep. Costello talks Russia, fake news, immigration

August 12 | Sunday Reading: Fake News

August 12 | ABU students launch campaign against fake news

August 11 | Columbia museum exhibit tracks history of fake news

August 11 | Twitter chief Jack Dorsey apologises over fake news row

August 10 | Is Facebook Even Equipped to Regulate Hate Speech and Fake News?

August 10 | Why we’re susceptible to fake news, how to defend against it

August 10 | Donald Trump Praises Kanye West Again: ‘He Is Willing to Tell the Truth’

August 10 | Fake news: Why people fall for it and how to stop believing it

August 09 | Organic Pineapple In The Post-Truth Era

August 09 | I “Challenge” My Critic To Criticise Me; Welcome To Post-Truth India

August 09 | Truth in a Post-Truth World

August 09 | The next threat to democracy may be fake video and audio, Sen. King warns

August 09 | Facebook struggles in fight against fake news but promises to boost quality

August 08 | Government asks WhatsApp to outline steps taken to deal with fake news 

August 08 | Opinion: Judith Collins’ fake news tweet is harmful and she must delete it

August 08 | Fourteen words that define the present

August 08 | You Think ‘Post-Truth’ Is Bad? Wait ‘Til Newspapers Vanish.

August 08 | Post-truth: Modi vs. Trump

August 08 | WhatsApp expanding user education campaign to spot fake news

August 08 | Fake news or the future? Steve Lopez imagines an escalating spat between Trump and California

August 08 | Review: ‘Dark Money’ is opposite of fake news

August 08 | Motion to repeal Anti-Fake News Act tabled at Dewan Rakyat

August 08 | King worried ‘deep fake’ videos could undermine elections

August 08 | Bill to repeal controversial Anti-Fake News Act tabled in Parliament

August 08 | Singapore minister rallies ASEAN behind fight vs fake news

August 08 | ‘Super engaged’ – top Facebook exec defends fake news approach

August 08 | Why people love fake news

August 08 | Was the modern concept of ‘fake news’ born in Georgia a decade ago?

August 08 | Dear FB, After Alex Jones, Call Out India’s Fake News Factories

August 08 | Tesla’s Cobalt Blues: Spin, Fake News Or Deception?

August 08 | ‘This is fake news’ – Taraji P Henson slams reports that she’s headed to South Africa for women’s conference

August 07 | Collins’ fake news blunder a Bridges fail

August 07 | Fake news: The dangerous Sharia myth

August 07 | The Power of a URL

August 07 | Guest view: Climate change in the post-truth era

August 07 | Study reveals simple truth about fake news

August 07 | Facebook’s fake news, spam, and porn filters are dangerously inept

August 07 | The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes

August 07 | Why fake news will lose

August 06 | There is no need to panic: ‘fake news’ will ultimately lose

August 06 | Trump’s Crusade Against ‘Fake News’ Is Poised to Turn Violent

August 06 | ‘Fake News’ T-shirts on sale at Washington museum anger journalists

August 06 | Judith Collins defends linking to fake news article on France consent laws

August 06 | Sanders Proves Trump Right About ‘fake News’ Media

August 06 | Donald Trump, Alex Jones and the illusion of knowledge

August 06 | How to Reclaim the Narrative—and Power—in Post-Truth America

August 06 | Living in the Age of the Big Lie

August 05 | 10 years on, financial crisis fuelled post-truth era

August 05 | Yuval Noah Harari extract: ‘Humans are a post-truth species’

August 05 | Reality check: How can we teach kids to recognize fake news? 

August 05 | The post truth: Here is how the post office still remains relevant on the back of its high-return savings schemes and accessibility

August 03 | Sex and agricultural ‘fake news’ to feature at UQ events

August 03 | ‘Death of democracy’ Chamisa attacks Zimbabwe election as a fraud as Zanu PF retain power

August 03 | The Lasting Trauma of Alex Jones’s Lies

August 03 | Fake news evolved into fake events, and the consequences are scary

August 03 | Denialism: what drives people to reject the truth

August 02 | Jim Loewen says history classes helped create a “Post-Truth” America

August 02 | QAnon, immersive gaming, and the impending nihilistic collapse of civic life

August 02 | How History Classes Helped Create a ‘Post-Truth’ America

August 01 |  American Islamophobia’s Fake Facts

August 01 |  The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

August 01 | Facebook uncovers yet another fake news campaign

August 01 | “That proved to be a dire mistake”: can Mark Zuckerberg beat fake news before it breaks us?

August 01 | Alex Jones touts ‘the most banned information in the world’

July 31 | Welcome to the post-truth era of alternative facts

July 31 | How to recognise fake news

July 31 | Knopf: In a post-truth poltical climate, facts have never been more important (column)

July 30 | Trump’s ‘fake news’ rhetoric crops up around the globe

July 30 | Trump accuses ‘very unpatriotic’ journalists of putting the ‘lives of many’ in peril

July 30 | The Guardian view on the fight against fake news: neutrality is not an option

July 30 | With more elections looming, fake news must be tackled now

July 29 | ‘Plucky little panel’ that found the truth about fake news, Facebook and Brexit

July 29 | UK democracy ‘facing a crisis’ from US social media giants

July 29 | A withering verdict: MPs report on Zuckerberg, Russia and Cambridge Analytica

July 28 | We are your friends: Facebook goes old-school to win back our trust

July 28 | Review: The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani — Trump’s role in fake news and alternative facts

July 28 | Democracy at risk due to fake news and data misuse, MPs conclude

July 27 | The term ‘fake news’ is doing great harm

July 27 | Daniel Dale: The Necessity to Fact-Check Donald Trump on The Open Mind

July 27 | ‘Fake news’ becomes tool of repression after Egypt passes new law

July 27 | ‘The Death of Truth’ gives a close look at the war on facts and democracy

July 27 | Real News About Fake News

July 27 | ‘MTSU On the Record’ examines ‘truth decay’ in education

July 27 | Dan Rather: Trump Wants to ‘Annihilate’ the Truth to Move America into ‘Post-Truth Political Era’

July 26 | Imran Khan wins in a ‘Post-Truth’ world

July 26 | Michiko Kakutani Is Fighting for Truth in a Post-Truth Era

July 25 | What’s happened to the truth under President Trump?

July 25 | Review: A close look at the war on truth and democracy

July 24 | Gen. Hayden: Russia exploits our “post-truth” society

July 23 | A matter of untruth

July 23 | The liar’s dividend, and other challenges of deep-fake news

July 22 | Blurring truth and values will usher in dictatorship

July 22 | Combatting post-truths, fake & false news

July 22 | Deputy Premier slams Sunday Mail report as ‘total crap, fake news’

July 22 | Obama’s beautiful oration highlighted the tragedies of our post-Mandela, post-truth society

July 22 | Try watching ‘Satyakam’ in the age of post-truth, fake news and incorruptible leaders

July 21 | Facebook’s pledge to eliminate misinformation is itself fake news

July 20 | Facebook’s plan to kill dangerous fake news is ambitious – and perhaps impossible

July 20 | Rebecca Solnit: They Think They Can Bully the Truth

July 20 | Our job as scientists is to find the truth. But we must also be storytellers

July 19 | Without Breaking New Ground, ‘The Death Of Truth’ Is Convincing

July 19 | The truth is still out there. Remember that, as we are all gaslighted

July 18 | Water Warrior Marc Edwards Warns of Scientific Dark Age if Science Goes “Post Truth”

July 18 | Chris Hayes Reviews Michiko Kakutani’s Book About Our Post-Truth Era

July 18 | Nigel Farage spread ‘fake news’. I know, because I took the real picture

July 18 | What ails Western media’s portrayal of India

July 18 | Terry Glavin: How ‘post-truth’ left-wingers created the very presidency they hate

July 16 | Former Presidential Adviser Adelman On What’s On The Table In Helsinki

July 15 | Who Is America? (2018) | First Look | Sacha Baron Cohen SHOWTIME Series

July 15 | Can truth survive this president? An honest investigation | Book Review

July 14 | Trump takes war on ‘fake news’ to UK – and tells towering, easily debunked lies

July 14 | The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump

July 13 | Can truth survive this president? An honest investigation.

July 12 | Truth decay, our new national pastime

July 11 | A Memo on Post –Truth Politics

July 10 | Boris Johnson: Britain’s first post-truth foreign secretary

July 10 | YouTube to crack down on fake news, backing ‘authoritative’ sources

July 08 | PR in the era of post-truth

July 04 | US anger and divisiveness blamed on ‘Truth Decay’

July 01 | Inside Hungary’s post-truth laboratory

June 21 | The ‘Truth Decay’ research that made Obama’s reading list

June 21 | How To Run A Business In The Post-Truth, Post-Civility World

June 20 | Four principles to make evidence synthesis more useful for policy

June 18 | Fears mount over WhatsApp’s role in spreading fake news

June 08 | French MPs criticise ‘hasty and ineffective’ fake news law

June 05 | In the Age of Trump, Civics Courses Make a Comeback

May 16 | Facebook promised to tackle fake news. But the evidence shows it’s not working

May 02 | Meet the Watchdog Scientists Battling Dubious Scientific Research

May 02 | Legal precedent based on false beliefs proves hard to overturn

May 01 | ‘Fake news’: Papua New Guinea prime minister ridicules report on gas project

May 01 | Q&A Felicitas Hesselmann: Vague and varied retractions point to weakness in the scientific community

April 30 | Is There Such a Thing as Truth?

April 24 | Global crackdown on fake news raises censorship concerns

April 15 | The Necessity of Postmodernism in the Post-Truth Age

April 09 | Truth is the first casualty in the coal wars

April 12 | Fake News Feels Good (And Other Reasons Why Truth Is In Trouble)

April 05 | Outlawing fake news will chill the real news

April 03 | Why the business model of social media giants like Facebook is incompatible with human rights

April 03 | The Cancer Researcher Catching Scientific Fraud at Rapid Speed

April 02 | Meta-research matters: Meta-spin cycles, the blindness of bias, and rebuilding trust

April 02 | For Watchdog Scientists, Using Software to Fight Dubious Cancer Research

April 01 | When Truth and Reason Are No Longer Enough

March 28 | RAND Corporation wants to be the antidote to truth decay

March 27 | Malaysia accused of muzzling critics with jail term for fake news

March 23 | Post-truth politics and why the antidote isn’t simply ‘fact-checking’ and truth

March 22 | Interview with Gillian Triggs, The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in a Post-Truth Era

March 15 | Truth Isn’t the Problem—We Are

March 13 | Looking for truth in the Facebook age? Seek out views you aren’t going to ‘like’

March 13 | Muslim Cyber Army: a ‘fake news’ operation designed to derail Indonesia’s leader

March 09 | The spread of true and false news online

March 08 | The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

March 08 | ‘China influence’ book proves divisive in Australia debate

March 01 | International relations in the age of ‘post-truth’ politics

February 27 | Podcast: New peer review tool weeds out problematic cancer research

February 21 | Now there’s a game you can play to ‘vaccinate’ yourself against fake news

February 20 | Op-ed: ‘Truth Decay’: How to know when facts have exited

February 19 | ‘Truth Decay’ – it is up to us to challenge fake health news

February 15 | The role of information literacy in the fight against fake news

February 12 | Truth Decay: An Initial Exploration of the Diminishing Role of Facts and Analysis in American Public Life

February 11 | He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He’s Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

February 11 | Fake news and the gatekeepers of truth

February 11 | Why truth is under fire

February 11 | Fake news has a long history. Beware the state being keeper of ‘the truth’

February 07 | TRUTH DECAY: Should you believe a study that documents the fast erosion of Americans’ belief in documented studies?

February 06 | Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study

February 02 | Truth Decay: the Diminishing Role of Facts in Public Life

February 02 | ‘Fiction is outperforming reality’: how YouTube’s algorithm distorts truth

January 31 | Facebook enables ‘fake news’ by reliance on digital advertising – report

January 26 | The era of “truth decay”: 12 things we still don’t know about our weird time

January 26 | ‘I’m basically a liberal Jew’: Barack Obama makes rare public appearance at a New York synagogue and laments ‘truth decay’ in US politics while defending his record on Israel

January 24 | George F. Will: Rand Corp. considers ‘Truth Decay’

January 24 | A severe case of “truth decay”

January 20 | America’s tenuous grasp of truth under Trump

January 18 | The Daily 202: ‘Truth decay’ infected politics before Trump and feeds the paralysis that makes a shutdown possible

January 18 | Donald Trump faces backlash as he reveals ‘Fake News Awards’ winners

January 18 | Whether populist theater or something even more nefarious, Trump’s lies have consequences

January 17 | Reflections on Post-Truth

January 16 | Trump Discovers the Costs of Undermining Truth

January 16 | ‘Truth Decay’ in American Society: What Is Schools’ Role?

January 16 | ‘Fake news’ and ‘Truth Decay’ threaten America. How can we revive respect for facts?

January 12 | ‘You are fake news’: Trump attacks CNN and BuzzFeed at press conference

January 11 | Truth and Power in a New Age of Publishing

January 06 | Macron’s War on ‘Fake News’


December 31 | Trump effect: a worldwide “fake news” crisis

December 19 | Climate scientists and policymakers need to trust each other (but not too much)

December 08 | The Problem with Truth and Reason in a Post-Truth Society

December 06 | BBC to help students identify ‘fake news’

December  05 | Don’t blame the election on fake news. Blame it on the media

November 29 | The Politics of Science: Why Scientists Might Not Say What the Evidence Supports

November 20 | Online software spots genetic errors in cancer papers

November 17 | We’re in a post-truth world with eroding trust and accountability. It can’t end well

November 16 | A Robert De Niro Theory of Post-Truth: ‘Are you talking to me?’

November 14 | Why do people still think the Earth is flat?

November 06 | The University is Dead, Long Live the Academy! Reflections on the Future of Knowledge

November 06 | We have to rethink what “educated” means in a post-truth world

November 06 | America’s misinformation problem, explained

November 02 | Tim Cook just outlined Apple’s position on ‘fake news’

November 01 | Is Facebook Flagging Fake News, or Just Filtering It?

October 31 | Let’s stop pretending academic artspeak reflects actual research

October 25 | Nothing but truthiness: Adani and Co’s post-truth push for the Carmichael mine

October 23 | Your guide to language in the post-truth age

October 20 | Stanford History Education Group: Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning

October 20 | The Challenge That’s Bigger Than Fake News

October 19 | 18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)

October 16 | Want to be a better online sleuth? Learn to read webpages like a fact-checker

October 12 | Trump’s War on Knowledge

October 12 | Controversy cultivated online before Milo Yiannopoulos tour starts in Australia

October 06 | The scientist who spots fake videos

October 05 | Trust Me, I’m An Expert: a lawyer, a biblical scholar and a fact-checker walk into the same-sex marriage debate

October 04 | Stop Expecting Facebook and Google to Curb Misinformation — It’s Great for Business

October 02 | Notes on a new beginning by Mark Little and Áine Kerr

September 26 | Eleanor Mills: Women are still portrayed through the lens of an old, male, pale, stale establishment

September 26 | Demons and aliens, one-third of Australians expect a visit

September 18 | Reliance on ‘gut feelings’ linked to belief in fake news

September 15 | Project to “fact check” genetic studies leads to three more retractions. And it’s just getting started

September 14 | Science Denial Across the Political Divide – Liberals and Conservatives Are Similarly Motivated to Deny Attitude-Inconsistent Science

September 14 | Post-truth Politics, Bullshit and Bad Ideas: ‘Deficit Fetishism’ in the UK

September 07 | Don’t give up on the fact-resistant: Tips to break the grip of misinformation

September 04 | ‘Tawdry’ politicians want to damage universities, says Oxford v-c

September 01 | How I came to know that I am a closet climate denier

September 01 | A pre-history of post-truth, East and West

August 30 | Why We Need the Liberal Arts Now More Than Ever

August 29 | Researchers taught AI to write totally believable fake reviews, and the implications are terrifying

August 27 | CNN caught red-handed trying to fake the ratings

August 25 | Fake News is Old News

August 23 | Fake News Isn’t New: Researching Its History with NYPL’s E-Resources

August 21 | Is Science Broken? Or is it self-correcting?

August 20 | Skeptic Review Feature Story: Reasons to Believe: A new film by Ben Fama Jr.

August 15 | How America Lost Its Mind

August 14 | The Madhouse Effect: this is how climate denial in Australia and the US compares

August 14 | Eclipse of reason: Why do people disbelieve scientists?

August 10 | The evolving conversation around fake news and potential solutions

August 09 | Telling the story: how we use evidence

August 05 | Fake news is bad. But fake history is even worse

July 27 | Breaking News – Radio Lab

July 26 | Only the Truth Will Prevent Harm

July 24 | Truth Doesn’t Depend on “Power”

July 20 | Rush Holt wants you to know evidence isn’t just for scientists

July 18 | The real fake news

July 08 | Elon Musk’s big battery brings reality crashing into a post-truth world

July 06 | Facts versus feelings isn’t the way to think about communicating science

July 02 | How the Left Lost Its Mind

June 27 | Why do we fall for fake news? It’s because we can’t concentrate, study says

June 26 | How to help kids navigate fake news and misinformation online

June 22 | As scientists, we must fight fake news with truth

June 13 | Cutting through the noise

June 02 | The ‘Fake News’ Political Virus Hit In Australia By Facts

May 22 | Tackling fake news: towards a new approach to digital literacy

May 19 | Donald Trump and the rise of tribal epistemology

May 04 | How universities can earn trust and share power in the bitter post-truth era

April 01 | Cold War fake news: Why Russia lied over Aids and JFK

March 31 | Is it time to completely rethink fact-checking?

March 31 | Fake News Isn’t The Greatest Threat To Democracy. Total Transparency Is.

March 30 | Bringing values, not just facts, to climate fight

March 29 | UW professor: The information war is real, and we’re losing it

March 27 | Fake news is giving reality a run for its money

March 27 | Truth Be Told — with Paola Antonelli | MoMA R&D Salon 20 | MoMA LIVE

March 23 | Real-time fact-checking can change people’s opinion about a candidate, but only if the ratings are decisive.

March 21 | ‘The Death of Expertise’ Explores How Ignorance Became a Virtue

March 14 | Lies are fast, truth is slow: the importance of mastering the rhythms of academic life and work

March 06 | Unthinkable: How do we ‘know’ anything?

March 03 | A revolt against deference

March 03 | Morals in a post-truth era

March 03 | The use and abuse of science

March 03 | Beyond fake news

February 28 | The Mandaellah Effekt

February 15 | Denial: how to deal with a conspiracy theory in the era of ‘post-truth’

February 14 | Scientists must speak out in the ‘post-truth’ world

February 10 | Cowspiracy: stampeding in the wrong direction?

February 07 | What Steve Bannon Wants You to Read – POLITICO Magazine

February 07 | There may be an antidote to politically motivated reasoning. And it’s wonderfully simple.

February 07 | Why Trump wants to disempower institutions that protect the truth

February 07 | Australia’s Top Scientist Blasts Donald Trump Over Stalin-Like Censorship

February 06 | ‘Alternative Facts’: How And Why Propaganda Works

February 05 | Not post-truth as too many ‘truths’

February 04 | The art of medicine: Post-truth and science

February 04 | Why Nobody Cares the President Is Lying

February 02 | The March for Science isn’t partisan or anti-Trump—it’s pro-facts

January 30 | The Problem With Our Media Is Extreme Commercialism

January 30 | Solutions that can stop fake news spreading

January 28 | Truthiness and alternative facts: meaning is a moveable feast

January 27 | Orwell’s “1984” and Trump’s America

January 26 | Donald Trump’s Assault on the Enlightenment

January 26 | Cognitive science says a lying leader like Trump can scramble your mind and destabilize society

January 26 | Potter: It’s inconvenient, truth. But abandoning it is worse

January 24 | The theory of “post-truth politics” is a counsel of despair

January 24 | Sean Spicer Argues White House Can ‘Disagree With The Facts’

January 23 | Scientists develop fake news ‘vaccine’ to combat climate change myths

January 22 | ‘Alternative Facts’ and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality

January 22 | Fact Check: Science And The Trump Administration

January 21 | Google awards $50k seed money to British firms looking to fight fake news

January 20 | Writing about climate change: my professional detachment has finally turned to panic

January 19 | How statistics lost their power – and why we should fear what comes next

January 18 | 10 Times Trump Spread Fake News

January 17 | Fake news – an optimistic take

January 17 | Truth in the Age of Trump

January 17 | The Death Of Expertise

January 16 | A Message To My Doomed Colleagues In The American Media

January 15 | When Truth Becomes a Commodity

January 15 | Donald Trump Poised To Become Misstater In Chief

January 13 | YANSS 092 – Avoiding the many varieties of bullshit

January 12 | What does post-truth mean for a philosopher?

January 11 | Donald Trump: Science Communication Environment Polluter-in-Chief

January 11 | Donald Trump to America: I Won, Accountability Is Over

January 10 | Kellyanne Conway Says Donald Trump Shouldn’t Be Held Accountable For The Things He Says

January 08 | Moral panic over fake news hides the real enemy – the digital giants

January 06 | Free Speech and Fake News

January 06 | Why in the post-truth age, the bullshitters are winning

January 04 | How Rumors Tap and Fuel Anxieties in the Internet Age

January 04 | Where press regulation is concerned, we’re already being fed ‘post-truth’ journalism

January 02 | Wall Street Journal Editor Says His Newspaper Won’t Call Donald Trump’s Lies ‘Lies’

January 01 | Trump’s Lies vs. Your Brain

January 01 | How to Convince Someone When Facts Fail


December 30 | Prospects for the American press under Trump, part two

December 30 | The Guardian’s Summary of Julian Assange’s Interview Went Viral and Was Completely False

December 27 | Teaching In The Post-Truth Era

December 25 | For Fact-Checking Website Snopes, a Bigger Role Brings More Attacks

December 17 | Don’t call it post-truth. There’s a simpler word: lies

December 16 | 3 Ways To Stop False News Spreading Like Wildfires

December 15 | Academics must work at building public trust in their expertise

December 15 | The post-truth era of Trump is just what Nietzsche predicted

December 14 | Fake News Expert On How False Stories Spread And Why People Believe Them

December 12 | The Irrationality Within Us

December 12 | Trump has embraced pseudoscience and its deceptive tactics in a post-truth world

December 07 | Economic Efficiency versus Democracy: On the Potential Role of Competition Policy in Regulating Digital Markets in Times of Post-Truth Politics

December 07 | Fake news shapes our opinions even when we know it’s not true

December 06 | The necessity of credibility

November 26 | “No One Ever Corrected Themselves On The Basis Of What We Wrote”: A Look At European Fact-checking Sites

November 23 | How Journalists Need to Begin Imagining the Unimaginable

November 19 | Teach philosophy to heal our ‘post-truth’ society, says President Higgins

November 18 | The surprising origins of ‘post-truth’ – and how it was spawned by the liberal left

November 18 | 6 types of misinformation circulated this election season

November 17 | Two Bubbles of Unrealism: Learning From the Tragedy of Trump

November 15 | In the age of Trump, why bother teaching students to argue logically?

November 13 | Surveillance self-defense against the Trump administration

November 13 | Overcoming societal addictions: What can we learn from individual therapies?

November 10 | Stop Pissing on Nate Silver

November 06 | Donald Trump’s Masculinity: It’s Not What You Think

November 04 | Beyond Lying: Donald Trump’s Authoritarian Reality

November 02 | Fact-checking doesn’t ‘backfire,’ new study suggests

October 19 | Have we entered post-truth politics, with no role for the research done by universities?

October 18 | We need more scientists to take the leap into politics

October 05 | How the education gap is tearing politics apart

September 10 | Art of the lie: Politicians have always lied. Does it matter if they leave the truth behind entirely?

August 02 | Let’s bring an end to post-truth politics: The time has come for direct public engagement

July 26 | The post-factual Labour leadership election

July 25 | How ‘post-truth politics’ has corrupted British public life

July 16 | The truth about ‘post-truth politics’

July 12 | Trick or tweet, or both? How social media is messing up politics

July 12 | How technology disrupted the truth

July 05 | In the post-factual democracy, politicians win by getting feelings right and facts wrong

July 09 | In a world of post-truth politics, Andrea Leadsom will make the perfect PM

June 30 | Life in post-truth times: What we share with the Brexit campaign and Trump

June 30 | Le Brexit, ou l’impuissance du fact-checking

June 28 | Why is politics filled with so many pants-on-fire lies these days?

June 16 | Why the post-truth political era might be around for a while

January 16 | Bullshit: If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit

January 08 | Fact-checking: does anyone even care?

January 06 | The man who studies the spread of ignorance

January 02 | YANSS 066 – How to become better at smelling and avoiding the many varieties of bullshit