Video: James Ball—Bathing in Bullshit

Posted by QED at 10:23am on September 3rd 2018

Almost everyone agrees we’ve got a problem with fake news, misinformation, pseudoscience and conspiracy theories—but we don’t agree on what qualifies as each, who’s behind it all, or what to do about it.

In this talk from QED 2017, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Ball tries to dissect what’s gone wrong with our information ecosystem, who’s to blame (spoiler: all of us), and what we can do to fight back.