Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust

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A lobster platter or a yellow vest, a candidate's suit or an American president's tweet – we either choose to be visible or we suffer from it, but we can […]

Fake news, hoaxes, conspiracy theories, rumors? Disinformation would appear to be everywhere, and the truth nowhere to be found. These questions preoccupy our societies, in which the Internet seemingly allows […]

Urban legends refer to astonishing but false or unverified stories that circulate in modern societies: for example, the anecdote of a small dog being dried in a microwave oven, the […]

Never before has communication been so fast and so present. Never, therefore, in theory, have political, economic and cultural decision-makers worked in better conditions, and never has public opinion had […]

Humanity has always known how to cultivate the art of storytelling, an art at the heart of social bonds. But since the 1990s, in the United States and then in […]

In this book, Alfred Sauvy studies the frightening gap between the mentality of the man of action and the man of science. He shows that, in this century which inherits […]

In a culture like ours, long accustomed to splitting and dividing all things as a means of control, it is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that, […]

Three major trends have shaped the character and ordered the development of American communication channels. The first has been the rise of democracy. The second is the technological and industrial […]

Today, rumours are everywhere: in the media, on the Internet, in the corridors, in conversations. Whether we call it rumour, buzz or urban legend, it permeates all sectors of daily […]

Andreas Stokke presents a comprehensive study of lying and insincere language use. He investigates how lying relates to other forms of insincerity and explores the kinds of attitudes that go […]

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