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Lee McIntyre on Post-Truth in Today's Society

Clip: 01/14/2020 | 18m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

The Iranian government's lie about the Ukrainian passenger plane fits in with a global dilemma: how to navigate a post-truth world. Michel Martin delves into that conundrum with Lee McIntyre, whose book, Post-Truth, traces the development of this phenomenon from its roots in science denial, cognitive bias and postmodernism through the rise of “fake news,” and “information silos.

Aired: 01/14/20

Rating: NR

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