Society & Culture
109. FAKE IT ‘TIL YOU BREAK IT: challenging the spread of disinformation
Hello! From Russian bots to deep fakes, what threat does fake news actually pose and how can we stop it spreading? We hear from social psychologist Sander van der Linden about why we believe fake news and how “prebunking” can help us to spot it. Samantha Bradshaw explains how tech firm business models contribute to the problem. Then Vesa Häkkinen talks us through Finland’s anti-disinformation campaign, which includes using teddy bears to teach toddlers about the media.
AND Tom Noble AKA Roger Gammon is here to talk about the book we’ve all been waiting for: ‘Chaos with Ed Miliband’. His account of Ed’s last few years is uncannily accurate…For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
68. BORN TO (PARK) RUN: Geoff and Ed’s excellent adventure
67. THE OFFICIAL REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL 2018 CHART SHOW
66. CHRISTMAS CHEERFUL: Chatting 2018 and playing Class Struggle
65. COMPUTER SAYS YES: humanity and kindness in public services
64. SHARING AND CARING: the case for paternity leave
63. VALUING NEURODIVERSITY: how society needs to change
62. LIFE OVER DEATH: the global campaign to end capital punishment
61. YUVAL AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET: a conversation on just about everything with Yuval Noah Harari
60. GEOFF, GEOFF, GEOFF...OUT OUT OUT: the power of protest
59. QE OR NOT QE?: printing money for a purpose
58. PLASTIC, PLASTIC EVERYWHERE: what do we do?
57. THE OWNERSHIP SHIFT
56. LAST EDITION? how to ensure quality journalism in the digital age
55. LIVING FOR THE (THREE DAY) WEEKEND
54. THE ABC OF AI: How can technology help humanity?
53. PROSPERITY AND JUSTICE: Shaking up the economy for social change
52. THE QUIET RENEWABLES REVOLUTION
51. FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Not for the bin
50. REVERSING THE CYCLE OF GANG VIOLENCE: Lessons from Scotland
49. BIG DATA CAN IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH