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

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What we can learn about human nature from the informative, manipulative, confusing, and amusing messages at the bottom of the web. Online comment can be informative or misleading, entertaining or […]

With far-reaching implications, Lynch's argument charts a path from Plato's cave to Shannon's mathematical theory of information to Google Glass, illustrating that technology itself isn't the problem, nor is it […]

Over the past two decades, national political and civil discourse in the United States has been characterized by "Truth Decay," defined as a set of four interrelated trends: an increasing […]

High technology presents a paradox. In just a few decades, it has transformed the world, making almost limitless quantities of information instantly available to billions of people and reshaping businesses, […]

The cigarette is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. It is also one of the most beguiling, thanks to more than a century of manipulation at the […]

Television has habituated us to visual entertainment measured out in spoonfuls of time. But what happens when we come to expect the same things from our politics and public discourse? […]

A video of a cat jumping at the sight of a cucumber, a joke on current events, the denunciation of an unjust phenomenon: we are all aware that we live […]

The Opium of the Fools is the brilliant synthesis of several years of work. It is a tool to protect ourselves from conspiracy theories, to learn to spot them and […]

In a field as insecure as that of collective psychology, the author demonstrates extraordinary knowledge by presenting in the most assimilable way the theses of all those - biologists, sociologists, […]

What happens when journalism is made superfluous? Combining ethnography, media analysis, and moral and political theory, this book examines the unravelling of professional journalism in Russia during the1990s and 2000s […]

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