Could the purpose of the news be to misinform and spread fear? Author George Orwell had an idea.
Want to see a finely crafted piece of propaganda? Pick this up. Many apparently logical chapters explain how bad information spreads, but if you are used to examining primary sources, thinking critically, and considering omissions and causations, this book may frustrate you. First, note the authors are logic and philosophy professors at the University of… Continue reading Book Review: The Misinformation Age by Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall