“‘I don’t believe in facts’. Manufacturing reality in times of crisis” – panel at SPUI25

On 23 october 2020, Daniël de Zeeuw and Marc Tuters hosted a virtual panel discussion at SPUI25. Embellished by social media, COVID-19 has triggered a veritable conspiracy boom, further eroding scientific and journalistic standards of objectivity and truth. Faced with crisis and the unknown, the panel attempts to look for answers beyond traditional media; and there are many charlatans ready to offer their services of providing easily digestible explanations.

Watch the session here.

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