True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society
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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Review: True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact SocietyUser Review - Erin Brownback - Goodreads
This book was very average throughout. Then I got to the end and thought the epilogue might be stronger, and it ended up being even weaker than the rest and pulling it down to below average. There ... Read full review
Review: True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact SocietyUser Review - Goodreads
This book is mentioned in the thoughtful-if-long New York Times Magazine article "Texts Without Context", which explores how technology is altering the way we absorb ideas, especially the written word ... Read full review