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Tag: Post-truth

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 […]

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 […]

Fake news and alternative facts today challenge the notion of truth. Those spreading them undermine the functioning of democratic states.

2016 has been consecrated as the year of post-truth. This is the era of "bullshit", hence the need for an in-depth understanding of this phenomenon.

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

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.

The media is being flooded by populist narratives, fake news, conspiracy theories and make-believe : how a democracy can devolve into a post-factual state ?

La multiplication des faits alternatifs, l'hystérisation des débats, l'emprise croissante des dispositifs numériques et le culte de la disruption fragilisent la prise de parole et la capacité d'action des décideurs.

The rapid spread of online misinformation poses an increasing risk to societies worldwide. To help counter this, we developed a “fake news game” in which participants are actively tasked with […]

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