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Post Truth: the new war on truth and how to fight back

Hosted by the Department of Government

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speaker

Matthew d'Ancona

Chair

Professor Tony Travers

One of the UK’s most respected commentators, Matthew d’Ancona, launches a powerful and deeply personal campaign in this urgent fightback manifesto. 

A precious value is being eroded – truth. It’s time to leap to its protection. By using the route-map Matthew’s new book Post Truth: The New War on Truth and How To Fight Back provides, we can stand up and fight for it.

Matthew d’Ancona is a British journalist. He writes a weekly column for the Guardian and was previously editor of the Spectator.

Tony Travers is the Director of LSE London, a research centre at the LSE. He is also a Visiting Professor in the LSE’s Department of Government.

The Department of Government (@LSEGovernment) at LSE is one of the largest political science departments in the UK. Our activities cover a comprehensive range of approaches to the study of politics.

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This event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required. Register at Post Truth: the new war on truth and how to fight back from Tuesday 13 June onwards. For any queries, contact Emma Rees at Gov.Comms@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 7553.

 

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