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Ring True #6: Off The Hook

28-Aug-19 15:35

Ring True #6: Off The Hook

Ring True explores the role of politics, psychology, and tech giants in the spread of misinformation in science. The six-part miniseries also examines how research, policymaking, and journalism help or hurt the spread of misinformation. What does good anti-misinformation legislation look like? In the last episode of Ring True, we take a look at the Anti Fake News Bill in Malaysia and around the world – and find out why it has missed the mark, so far.

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And that’s the end of the series. Still can’t get enough? Listen again from the start. Also, read, watch or listen to some of the resources that inspired the series.


Read True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society by Farhad Manjoo.


Watch PBS Frontline's The Facebook Dilemma Part 1 and Part 2.


Read From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg: Disruptive Innovation in the Age of the Internet by John Naughton.


Watch The Great Hack on Netflix.


And check out the Spotify playlist of the thematically curated songs featured in the series, plus many more than did not make the cut.

Produced by: Tina Carmillia

Presented by: Caroline Oh


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Categories:  EducationTechnologyTechPoliticsSocial Issues

Tags:  Bigger PictureLive and Learnmisinformationsciencevaccinationclimate changeflat earthconspiracy theoryanti fake newsfreedom of speechpress freedomGreta ThunbergEthan Lindenburgerringtrueonbfm


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