Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society

Overview: Make no mistake: this is no run-of-the-mill exposé of media bias, but a sophisticated analysis of the ways and means by which lies and distortions do so well in today's fractured, cynical media world." —Todd Gitlin, Professor of …

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Book Description: Why has punditry lately overtaken news? Why do lies seem to linger so long in the cultural subconscious even after they’ve been thoroughly discredited? And why, when more people than ever before are documenting the truth with laptops and digital cameras, does fact-free spin and propaganda seem to work so well? True Enough explores leading controversies of national politics, foreign affairs, science, and business, explaining how Americans have begun to organize themselves into echo chambers that harbor diametrically different facts—not merely opinions—from those of the larger culture.

Book Details

  • True Enough by Farhad Manjoo
  • Title: True Enough
  • Subtitle:Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society
  • Authors: Farhad Manjoo
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Published Date: 2008-03-17
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  • Category: Psychology, History, History
  • Ratings Count: 6
  • Average rating: 3

Buy Now – True Enough by Farhad Manjoo