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A speech delivered by Sarah Haider at the Post-Truth Initiative End of Year Event "Is Truth Dead? From Power and the Media to Science and Reason" on 20 November 2017   Sarah Haider Ex-Muslims of North America Sarah is an American writer, speaker, and activist. Born in Pakistan and...

A speech delivered by Alexander Heffner at the Post-Truth Initiative End of Year Event "Is Truth Dead? From Power and the Media to Science and Reason" on 20 November 2017   Alexander Heffner The Open Mind, PBS Alexander Heffner was a special correspondent for PBS’s Need to Know chronicling...

This is part of the Festival of Democracy 2017 Rob Wijnberg, De Correspondent  Chair: Professor Peter Fray Comments by Lenore Taylor, The Guardian Australia  Co-hosted by Sydney Ideas, Post-Truth Initiative, UTS School of Communication and Sydney Democracy Network The Great Hall, the Quadrangle | 14 September 6pm Our news is broken. It informs us most about the least...

Presented by Sydney Ideas, Sydney Democracy Network and the Post-Truth Initiative  Renowned journalist Glenn Greenwald discusses his favourite subjects: power and accountability, surveillance and privacy, Trump and fake news, threats to democracy, courage, and the role of journalism in giving a voice to perspectives and events that are ignored and silenced by...

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...