From Donald Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again,” to the latest revelations about how the “fake news” business works, and more, Bleacher reports that every single day brings new twists and turns.
So what can we expect from a world in which every word is now “fake” and every story “alternative facts”?
In this installment of the “Post-Truth” Podcast, host Joe Schad and Bleacher contributor Michael C. Cottrell sit down with Dr. James Lippert, author of the book “How to be the Best version of yourself,” to get to the bottom of the new world of “fake truth.”
Topics discussed in the podcast: The new “post-fact” world of fake news, The importance of keeping an open mind, The power of “alternate facts,” The role of social media, The dangers of “anti-Semitism” in our political discourse, How to avoid becoming a victim of fake truth, How do you respond to the rise of “alt-right” movements, How can you be a “victim of fake” truth?
More topics covered in the “post truth” episode: The rise of the alt-right, How is the rise in fake news changing how people perceive the news, Why are “fake facts” so prevalent, How should people “self-police” when they are experiencing false news, How does it feel to have your news “trashed”?