The Truth Illusion | Al Jazeera Investigations

‘The Truth Illusion’ investigates one of the most profound questions that philosophers through the ages have tried to address. From Plato to Immanuel Kant to Gilles Deleuze, thinkers have asked: what can we prove to be the truth? The investigation examines these questions in the context of United States today. Is it possible, in such… Continue lendo The Truth Illusion | Al Jazeera Investigations

Fake news, propaganda, and conspiracy theories – The fight against disinformation | DW Documentary

Public opinion is growing more polarized by the day. States and corporations are all working to define just what their "truths” may be. Can anything be done to stop disinformation? Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, among others, have become the biggest propaganda machines in history. They reach billions of people, and exert more power and influence… Continue lendo Fake news, propaganda, and conspiracy theories – The fight against disinformation | DW Documentary

Deepfakes and the Fog of Truth | CBSN Originals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTAgvf8fHOs Deepfakes, or videos doctored to show people saying or doing things they didn’t say or do, are on the rise. As the technology becomes cheaper and easier to use, realistic-looking deepfake videos of celebrities' faces pasted onto other bodies, world leaders making false or provocative statements, and everyday people being turned into pornography performers are… Continue lendo Deepfakes and the Fog of Truth | CBSN Originals

Fact vs. fake – why don’t we trust science any more? | DW Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5UPnuSTRjA Asbestos, climate change, 5G, coronavirus - the public is caught in a battle for the truth. Science is being manipulated and undermined to sway opinion and create doubt. What are the mechanisms behind it all? Never has scientific knowledge seemed so vast, detailed and widely shared. And yet it appears to be increasingly challenged.… Continue lendo Fact vs. fake – why don’t we trust science any more? | DW Documentary