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Second hour: Investigative reports: Reading between the 'Fake News' lines with Bristol University Cognitive Science Professor Stephan Lewandowsky. Interview with Stephan Lewandowsky, Professor of Cognitive Sciences from Bristol University – he discusses fake news:  fake news and post truth world rocketed with rise of technology and internet – 'village idiot' can find others and form a community;  news wires and same stories;  loss of gatekeepers – editors – positive and negative; WMD in Iraq – fake news – governments conspired; competing versions of reality and 'truth'; people don't care what truth is anymore says Katie Hopkins – leads to fascism; conspiracy theory – telling the difference between truth and nonsense – look at record of people involved - Edward Snowden legitimate – conspiracy theorists happy with incoherence; deliberate disinformation from governments and private organisations; US elections and Russian influence; CIA influencing elections in past – National Endowment for Democracy; how to detect interference – look for fake social media and twitter accounts (2011); The Fake News Debunking Handbook by Stefan and John Lock: http://sks.to/debunk
The Debunking Handbook: now freely available for download - Post Truth – we knew truth more before? - 'I can believe anything I want' precursor to fascism – Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt
The political theorist who wrote about the Nazis and ‘the banality of evil’ in the 60s has become a surprise bestseller. Should we heed her warning that protesting just feeds the chaos? said this about Nazi regime; mainstream media versus alternative media for truth; clip from The BBC Media Show – interview with Channel 4 News editor Ben de Pear about politicians blacklisting news and current affairs programmes; Fox News and being misinformed;  where does he get his news from – different medias from around world: The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, Der Spiegel, The Age. Canada's Globe & Mail; New York Times; Washington Post - Slaughter Bots film – Prof. Stuart Russell from Berkeley University, California – lobbying UN to stop them. PMQs Ben Bradshaw – Trump and moving capital of Israel to Jerusalem – was PM consulted? Saudi Arabia not happy, building of 3rd Temple – clashes erupting in Israel/Palestine. 'Netanyahu: the early years' documentary by PBS Frontline – Netanyahu looked at for corruption by police – changing law so those in office not prosecuted. Philippines: Dengue vaccine could worsen disease - Philipines prepared for 'worst-case scenario' after 733,000 given dengue vaccine that could worsen disease in government school immunisation programme. Russia to launch independent internet for BRICS countries. ISIS no strongholds left – reappearing elsewhere.

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