Fake news and post-truth in electioneering : Getting past the anger stage
We might be fed-up. But at the same time we can’t help but repeatedly mumble our common-sense complaints about a world we don’t recognise: ‘How can even apparently intelligent people believe in fake news about the major issues of this election? Brexit, anti-scientific claims dismissing climate change, and fake news about the NHS and trade deals?’ ‘How can so many people continue to fall for Boris Johnson’s trick of repeating his unsubstantiated claims until these claims somehow become the truth to the media? (The text continues, please click weblink!)
- Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
- UK election
- Knowledge resistance
- Knowledge Resistance: Understanding and Managing Avoidance of Insights from the Others
Sociologist with a broad, human scientific interest in social, economic and evolutionary dimensions of environmental and health related problems.