The Truth Is Out There, But Do We Want To Find It?

Published: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:56pm
Updated: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 3:05pm
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Lynn Vavreck

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.

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