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

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The World Wide Web has changed the dynamics of information transmission and agenda-setting. Facts mingle with half-truths and untruths to create factitious informational blends (FIBs) that drive speculative politics. The […]

Social media is becoming a dominant factor in electoral processes, with platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp increasingly having a tremendous influence on the creation, dissemination and consumption of […]

A word can be true or false. Right or wrong. Truthful or misleading. Realistic or delusional. Delusional has nothing to do with lying. Fabulation is not knowingly deceptive. The pathological […]

We had had to wait for the middle of the 20th century for recognizing that language not only describes the world, but also carries out actions. Even if the idea […]

A small practical guide written in 1928 by Sigmund Freud's American nephew, this book cynically and straightforwardly sets out the main principles of mass mental manipulation or what Bernays called […]

The usual notions of delirium, lies, fabulation, mythomania, can be associated or even entangled.

The campaign for the UK Brexit referendum or the 2016 US presidential election campaign were marked by the central importance of social media and the emergence of what is now called fake news.

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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