Post-truth. In Colour! Online Networks and the Breakdown of Objective Standards of Truth.
Abstract NET2004-Post-truth.-In-ColourDownload Online networks have had and continue to have an irrefutable impact upon the way humans interact with knowledge and information. The question is raised- how have online networks altered the way society perceives information? Applying a postmodernist lens and using the 2016 US Presidential Election as a case study, this conference paper shall investigate this notion, arguing that social media has actively weakened objective standards of truth, Read more […]