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Tag: Lies

A new episode of the documentary series “la Fabrique du mensonge” (Manufacturing Lies) revisits the falsifications and mechanisms that led to the death of Samuel Paty. Shortcomings in the moderation of social networks are also analyzed in relation to the far-right terrorist attack perpetrated in Christchurch in March 2019.

Many are those who now constantly claim to be “truthful” or “authentic” to assert their legitimacy, feeding into a glorification of transparency. Whether in the management of private organizations or […]

"The blackmoustachio'd face gazed downfrom every commanding corner. There was one on the house-frontimmediately opposite. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption said, while the dark eyes looked deep into […]

Among those who do not trust the news media, the main reasons (67 %) relate to bias, spin, and agendas. A significant proportion of the public feels that powerful people […]

Deception has become the modern way of life. Where once the boundary line between truth and lies was clear and distinct, it is no longer so. In the post-truth era, […]

Disinformation was used during the Cold War and its use grew with globalization, before the Internet and social networks opened up new horizons. As we explore the mechanisms of what […]

Misinformation consists in making a false message and then disseminating it in a way that seems neutral and for a strategic purpose. It is always a question of acting negatively […]

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 […]

Hervé Brusini describes 19th century fake news and moments of mistrust towards the media, so as to understand contemporary fake news.

Petite histoire de la désinformation exposes, from Antiquity to the present day, desinformation operations and provides us with anecdotes that, from the Trojan horse to the Internet, from the Potemkin […]

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