Post-truth: How Will the Media Continue to Serve as a Cornerstone of Democracy?
Social media could determine the outcome of presidential elections. Fake news could trigger another world war. The world is increasingly polarized, and it is difficult to distinguish between fake news and real ones. If we are unable to rebuild trust, what will the future of democracy be like?
About the Documentary
All Lies or What? When News Become a Weapon
Produced by: Northern German Broadcasting (NDR)
In 2015, ISIS released a video, which showed a boy executing Russian spies. The video made headlines all over the world but was later proven to be fake. In an era of information explosion, how should we handle “truth”?