True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society

Jun 28th, 2015
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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.

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True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact SocietybyFarhad ManjooWhy has punditry lately overtaken news? Why do lies seem to linger so long in the cultural subconscious even after theyve been thoroughly discredited? And why, when more people than ever before are documenting the truth wi

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