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Lauren Oyler’s Narrator Is Unreliable, but So Are All of Us Online

Lauren Oyler’s debut novel brings the reader down a rabbit hole of endless, mindless scrolling, online identities, and conspiracy theories. Fake Accounts follows the journey of a young woman after she discovers that her boyfriend is running an Instagram account spouting dangerous conspiracies... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-02-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: January 15, 2021

What if the stories we tell in order to live happen to be conspiracy theories? William J. Bernstein on the evolutionary origins of collective delusion. | Lit Hub History Refugee, resident, dissident: Yiyun Li introduces Bette Howland’s 1974 memoir about her stay in a Chicago psychiatric... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Our Lies: Jenny Offill and James Plath on Conspiracy Theories in History and Literature

In this week’s episode of Fiction/Non/Fiction, co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan are joined by author Jenny Offill and literary and film critic James Plath. First Offill shares her reaction to the insurrection and attempted coup at the Capitol last week, and discusses her latest... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-14 09:49:01 UTC ]
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Integrity is everything

Over the past few months, we’ve been more swamped by misinformation than ever before. As if current events weren’t confusing and anxiety-causing enough, we’re also awash in unfounded rumours, inaccurate hot takes, conspiracy theories, and dangerously unscientific medical ‘advice’.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 01:33:12 UTC ]
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Feminism, cyber warfare and politics feature at sell-out Cliveden Literary Festival

The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a busy event that saw speakers discuss topics from feminism to Russian spies, cyberwarfare and conspiracy theories to secrets of the universe.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 13:22:16 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on Facebook: power without responsibility | Editorial

Social media cannot ensure they only publish truths. But what about deliberate falsehoods designed to damage?Are social media companies responsible for the lies their users tell? Both the obvious answers, “yes” and “no”, are clearly wrong. Complete responsibility is a bad idea, and impossible in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-27 17:25:07 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 16, 2015

This week: John Lennon's secret island, a philosophical mind-bender, and why we believe conspiracy theories. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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