In conversation with Tom Clark
Tues 10th Oct 2017, 8.30pm
Baillie Gifford Big Tent
Never has there been more concern about dishonesty in public life. From President Trump to the Brexit debate, wading through the quagmire of fake news and alternative facts is becoming increasingly difficult. Evan Davis steps inside the panoply of deception and spin employed not just in recent politics, but in all walks of life, to explain why these falsehoods are both pervasive and persistent. Drawing on behavioural science, economics, psychology and his extensive knowledge of the media, Evan sets out why fake news has apparently become the communications strategy of our time and charts a route through it.
Tom Clarkis the editor of Prospect magazine.
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