Truth and lies

Truth's been having a hard time of it Journalists and critics have been locked up, beaten up, blown up and worse. The facts around scary things like the Skripal poisoning, chemical attacks in Syria, the disappearing journo in Turkey, assassinations in Pakistan are disputed and murky. Story and counter story abound. Nobody admits culpability. In … Continue reading Truth and lies

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brands in the age of fake news

This past Saturday morning "Daddy, what is fake news?" (6 year old daughter) "What do you think it is?" "When people tell lies on Facebook". Is fake news going to create a generation of sceptics? Surely 6 is too young to be confronted with the difficulties of working out what's true, what's not true, what's … Continue reading brands in the age of fake news