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

Tag: Public sphere

A lobster platter or a yellow vest, a candidate's suit or an American president's tweet – we either choose to be visible or we suffer from it, but we can […]

Critical thinking has always been an asset. But in today’s increasingly digital and globalized world, robust forms of thinking have become a necessity. With more and more information at our […]

The rapid advancement of research on trust and distrust in the news media and the plethora of methodological approaches that accompany it leads us to critically reflect the status quo […]

Resumption of a seminar on the history of rumors since the Middle Ages, put into perspective given the current situation. In a poisonously relentless media environment, firewalls are built everywhere […]

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? […]

Never before has communication been so fast and so present. Never, therefore, in theory, have political, economic and cultural decision-makers worked in better conditions, and never has public opinion had […]

Since 9/11, conspiratorial theories have proliferated on the Internet, sowing mistrust of the official discourse and polarizing our society. Presenting themselves as "alternatives", they claim to re-establish a misguided "truth". […]

In a well-functioning democracy, citizens are informed by government, by an independent media, by other citizens, and by their direct experiences. They consent to being represented and governed; and they […]

Is it possible to renew the journalistic profession? Is it possible to adopt a different stance between producer and consumer of news so as to instore trust? Through this investigation, […]

The bushfires in Australia in the winter of 2019-2020 are a feast for the manufacturers of doubt present on social media. Climate sceptics are debunking sound scientific theses, and calling […]

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