Appearances in the Post-Truth Era
Misinformation is so old that it predates the human species itself. But the radius of reach of digital social networks, their capillarity and speed have no precedent.
The Renewal of Twitter and Disinformation
The digital public square is in a crisis due to economic reasons and tensions over content moderation, so the dreaded renewal is inevitable.
Scientists can help to rebuild confidence in… science!
The distance between science and local communities generates a huge disconnection that sometimes materializes in dehumanized policies. This process has created an enormous distrust of science in many sectors of society.
Fake News and Pandemic
Co-author Fernanda Veggetti
The 2020’s pandemic is not the first one that humanity has experienced, nor will it be the last one. At least, that’s what experts say. What is new is that this plague coincides with the greatest period of interconnectivity that we have experienced as a species.