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The truth society : science, disinformation, and politics in Berlusconi's Italy

Author: Noelle Molé Liston
Publisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020.
Series: Expertise (Ithaca)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book seeks to understand how the late-twentieth-century era of Italian political spectacle, which regularly blurred fact and fiction, has shaped how people understand truth, particularly mass mediated information, and in turn, scientific knowledge and forms of governance" (ed.).
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noelle Molé Liston
ISBN: 9781501750786 150175078X 9781501750793 1501750798
OCLC Number: 1273911504
Description: 1 vol. (xv-215 pages) : illustrations. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Manifest Disguise and Mediatized Politics2. The Soldiers of Rationality3. The Rise of Algorithm Populism4. The Trial against Disinformation5. Scientific Anesthetization in the AnthropoceneConclusion: Mirrored Window World -- Cornell University Press
Series Title: Expertise (Ithaca)
Responsibility: Noelle Molé Liston.

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"This book seeks to understand how the late-twentieth-century era of Italian political spectacle, which regularly blurred fact and fiction, has shaped how people understand truth, particularly mass mediated information, and in turn, scientific knowledge and forms of governance" (ed.).

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"This notion of truth lies at the heart of Noelle Mole Liston's inquiry into recent developments in Italian politics and society." * Survival: Global politics and strategy *

 
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