Knowing Our Options for Setting the Record Straight, When Doing So is Particularly Important

Dec 30, 2012 | All Categories, Journal Articles

Like the Sorcerer’s Apprentice from Disney’s Fantasia, many people in today’s society are experiencing a rapidly rising tide. Our rising tide—which can feel at times like a tidal wave—is composed of information, rather than water. Much of the information is true and helpful, and most of us have better tools than ever before to find and access helpful information nearly instantaneously and often for free. For most of us, most of the time, a huge portion of the information tidal wave is true but useless, even though the benefits to society of the rising information tide itself are enormous. The excellent review article focuses us on the flip side of this rising tide: misinformation… Download the Article Here.