Can free speech cost lives?

Can free speech cost lives?

By Jihoon Sung “Despite all the debates and discussions, the pandemic continues to ravage humanity and the fake news phenomenon continues to deceive some people.” On May 3, 2020, the world marked the World Press Freedom Day, paying tribute to journalists...
Are we living in a post-truth era? 🔊

Are we living in a post-truth era? 🔊

While many argue that we are in a post-truth era, fuelled by US President Donald Trump and the phenomenon of fake news, some scholars argue that deception has always been ubiquitous. What is the truth about lying? Maria Armoudian is joined by...
Will fake news affect the New Zealand election? ▶

Will fake news affect the New Zealand election? ▶

  Is that really a fact staring you in the face? Or is it fake news…an alternative fact? Is it true simply because you want it to be true? Fake news and ‘alternative facts’ invaded Northern Hemisphere politics during the U.S. presidential election and Brexit....