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This book represents the first systematic effort to examine the factual accuracy of the claims made in an entire political advertising campaign, the visuals and sound cues used in that […]

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 […]

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". […]

Recognised as a reference standard, the principle of sincerity in finance laws permeates the entire budgetary and financial process. In terms of effectiveness, the principle of sincerity is about to […]

Europe is worried. This is the time to listen to the words of the greatest European philosopher of our time, known for his vigorous thinking and iconoclastic ideas. In four […]

How to build an effective strategy in an era of constant misinformation and mistrust? The multiplication of alternative facts (fake news), the hysterization of debates, the growing influence of digital […]

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 […]

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.

This chapter argues that neoliberalism remains a crucial frame through which to understand media power, drawing on Marx’s notion of a ‘democratic swindle’.

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