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Author Manjoo, Farhad, 1978-

Title True enough: learning to live in a post-fact society [Hoopla electronic resource] / Farhad Manjoo.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2008.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 23 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Ray Porter.
Summary Why has punditry overtaken news, with so many media outlets pushing partisan agendas instead of information? Comedian Stephen Colbert's catchword "truthiness" captured something essential about our age: that people are more comfortable with ideas that feel true, even if the evidence for those beliefs is thin. With brilliant insights from psychology, sociology, and economics, Manjoo explains how myths pushed by both partisans and marketers-whether about global warming, the war in Iraq, 9/11, or even the virtues of a certain candy bar-have attracted wide support in recent years. His characters include the Swift Boat veterans, Lou Dobbs, and conspiracy theorists of all varieties, all of whom prove that true matters less, now, than true enough.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Mass media -- Objectivity -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Journalism -- Objectivity -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Conspiracies -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Porter, Ray. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781481567602 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1481567608 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10026406
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