Conspiracy Theories, Fake News and Systemic Distrust @ McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton [22 November]

Conspiracy Theories, Fake News and Systemic Distrust


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22
November
19:00 - 21:00

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McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Rd S, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 0A1
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New and diffuse forms of media have created increased social space for the sharing and spreading of conspiracy theories and fake news. As technological and cultural trends undermine the authority of traditional sources of information such as the news media and academia, many observers have expressed concern that ours is a ‘post-truth’ era, and that systemic distrust in crucial actors and institutions could have unwelcome consequences. What tools, habits, and dispositions can help us to develop a healthy skepticism that strikes a balance between unacceptable gullibility and unhealthy cynicism?

Dr. Mark Busser ’05
Wednesday, November 22
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
McMaster Innovation Park, Room 1ABC
175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton
Lecture is FREE! Seating is limited, please register to ensure your seat.
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