“Fake News and Alternative Facts”


October 16-18. Oslo Norway. A symposium at the Norwegian Academy of Arts and Sciences examined the threat that fake news poses to democracy and public discourse. UCHI Director Michael Lynch spoke on Fake News and the Politics of Truth on the ways in which information pollution encourages epistemic arrogance and later participated in a press panel hosted by the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo. 

Clips on youtube here for the Fritt Ord event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Uol18eYrK4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upuFTUHZB6Y