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

Category: Study

Recent philosophical and sociological literature detects the advent of an era of “post-truth” characterized by lies, conspiracy theories and “bullshit”. It determines the technical, political and philosophical sources and suggests […]

The media are increasingly displaying fact-checking work, particularly in the political field, through fact-checking formats and headings.

As heated debate continues over how social media sites can improve the quality of news on their platforms while enforcing rules fairly, most Americans are pessimistic about these efforts and are highly concerned about several issues when it comes to social media and news.

More Americans have confidence in scientists, but there are political divides over the role of scientific experts in policy issues.

This chapter argues that neoliberalism remains a crucial frame through which to understand media power, drawing on Marx’s notion of a ‘democratic swindle’.

Repeated factual statements are considered truer than new statements.

This study maps and analyses current and future threats from online misinformation, alongside currently adopted socio-technical and legal approaches.

Information is increasingly seen as a common good, the protection of which falls into all citizens concerned with the quality of public debate.

In France, representative democracy is experiencing a growing mistrust that also affects the media.

Among the long list of electoral interference attempts in recent years, one case is especially important to study: the 2017 French presidential election, because it failed. It failed in the […]

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