Search: Post-truth (6 materials)

Issues of Media Credibility in the New Technological Conditions Discussed at the Central House of Journalists

... imitate voice and facial expressions. Fakes have become an instrument that elites can use to achieve any goal. Cherny believes that fake news is not an unexpected challenge for the world. Back in 2016, social network expert Aviv Ovadya predicted the post-truth era. Now Ovadya announced the imminent onset of a total information apocalypse. Alexei Firsov, supported Yury Cherny’s idea and expressed an opinion on the devaluation of the category of authenticity itself and of the profession of a journalist....

25.04.2019

The Centers Cannot Hold: What’s the Next Step for Think Tanks?

Think tanks will fall prey to the global political upheaval, plunging public trust, anti-elite sentiment and post-truth politics. The alternative is going beyond traditional roles In November 2018, the International Affairs journal published an article by the Director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) Robin Niblett titled Rediscovering ...

12.02.2019

RIAC Takes Part in the 30th International Seminar on Security and Defense in Toledo

The seminar in 2018 focused on hybrid warfare, fake news (fake news), and post-truth issues. 19–20 June 2018, Toledo, Spain, hosted the 30th International Seminar on Security and Defense. The forum, organized by the Association of European Journalists, traditionally took place in partnership with the Government of Spain ...

21.06.2018

Global Russians and Millennials in Academic Environment. RIAC Discussion

... definition and identification of generations, the attitude of the millennials to the disintegration of the USSR, the phenomenon of "global Russians," the impact of globalization, the clash of political correctness concepts, new sincerity, and post-truth in the expert environment. Below are selected talking points of the participants of the discussion. One of the main features of the generation of millennials (generation Y or Q) is quick adaptation to new technical innovations. What can be ...

07.05.2018

Concepts of Uncertainty and the Collision with Reality

The Realities of the Technological Revolution in the Post-Truth Era Late 2017 was particularly rich in meetings, discussions and conferences, including such momentous occasions as the conference celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Institute of Europe of Russian Academy of Sciences, the 10th Eurasian ...

22.01.2018

Lies, Spies and Big Data: How Fake News Is Rewriting Political Landscapes

RIAC Policy Brief #12 / 2017 On November 7, 2016, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States after a bitterly-fought campaign against Hillary Clinton. The election was very closely-run, with Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote, but losing the presidency based on the U.S. electoral college structure. However, months after Donald Trump was declared President of the United States, questions remain about the legitimacy of the U.S. elections. The central issues are the emergence and...

22.06.2017

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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