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Author Liston, Noelle Molé, author.

Title The truth society : science, disinformation, and politics in Berlusconi's Italy / Noelle Molé Liston.

Publication Info. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : The Disinformation Society -- Manifest Disguise and The Rise of Mediatized Politics -- The Soldiers of Rationality -- The Rise of Algorithm Populism -- The Trial Against Disinformation -- Scientific Anesthetization in the Anthropocene -- Conclusion : The Mirrored Window Society : Customized Data and Democratic Futures.
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Political culture -- Italy.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Political aspects -- Italy.
Communication in politics -- Italy.
Science -- Italy -- Public opinion.
Fake news -- Political aspects -- Italy.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Italy.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 1994-2018.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 2018-
Communication in politics.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
Mass media -- Political aspects.
Political culture.
Politics and government.
Science -- Public opinion.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Political aspects.
Chronological Term Since 1994
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Liston, Noelle Molé. The truth society Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020. 9781501750786 (DLC) 2020003687
ISBN 9781501750809 electronic book
1501750801 electronic book
9781501750816 electronic book
150175081X electronic book
9781501750786 hardcover
9781501750793 paperback