Eric Garner's death is a familiar story. An unarmed black man is killed by police. No one is charged. Journalist Matt Taibbi wanted to understand why.
The Truth Is Out There, But Do We Want To Find It?
The truth is out there — somewhere. The question is: do we want to find it?
Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 word of the year was “post-truth;” it cited the word’s spiked use in the context of the Brexit vote, and the U.S. presidential election.
This is an issue that’s of interest to Lynn Vavreck. She’s a political science and communication professor at UCLA and has written about it.