In this episode, Danielle and José talk about how to think about truth in the era of fake news. With new technologies that have the ability to literally change what we see and hear through audio and video manipulation, how do we know our beliefs are justified? How can we ever have real knowledge? Is it possible to change someone’s mind about the truth through critical thinking and reasoning or do we have to appeal to emotions and values? Is all news actually fake news?
- Radiolab’s episode Breaking News.
- Our music was graciously provided by BenSound.
- Audio engineering and editing services were benevolently provided by Dan Short.
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