Can an “Editorial Society” Heal Our Digital Fever of Misinformation and Lies?
Bernhard Poerksen in Conversation with Andrew Keen
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In this episode, Andrew is joined by Bernhard Poerksen, author of Digital Fever: Taming the Big Business of Disinformation.
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Bernhard Poerksen is Professor of Media Studies at the University of Tübingen. Rising to prominence through his work on scandal, he has published on a rich array of topics, including The Unleashed Scandal with Hanne Detel, Truth is the Invention of a Liar with cybernetician Heinz von Foerster, and From Being to Doing with neurobiologist Humberto Maturana. In 2008 he was voted “Professor of the Year” in Germany in recognition of the quality of his teaching.