Talk

How to Navigate a Fake News World

Description

We live in a 'post-truth' society, amid an epidemic of fake news. In the media world, Jeremiah’s words seem to ring true: ’Truth has perished; it is banished from the lips’ (Jeremiah 7:28). Why is there so much fake news? What psychological and sociological factors make fake news spread rapidly while truth ’stumbles in the street’ (Isaiah 59:14)? How can we respond?