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Démocratie et information : l’année de tous les dangers

Information, liberté d’expression, liberté des médias, … sont cruciales pour le fonctionnement d’une société véritablement démocratique et continuent à l’être par ces temps de crises. Pourtant, partout dans le monde, se multiplient les signes d’ingérence dans les processus démocratiques. Dans l’anarchie de l’information en ligne, s’informer revient à circuler dans

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Information vs. algorithms

How is information and misinformation disseminated on digital social networks? Jens Koed Madsen, a researcher at the Complex Human-Environment Systems Simulation Group (Cohesys) at the University of Oxford, explained the main cognitive biases induced by users and by algorithms in an interview with the publication "Mediation".

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Rationality lapse

Déchéance de rationalité - Les tribulations d'un homme de progrès dans un monde devenu fou, by Gérald Bronner - Edition Grasset, March 2019 - 272 Pages The world has gone mad, we all see it a little bit every day. We are overwhelmed by a continuous outpouring of fake news and

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Paper makes resistance: the printed book is a hit!

Against all odds - digital - the paper book resists! The ebook is not going to supplant as radically as expected the codex as this one had replaced the volumen,... Is it a cultural issue, opposing the bibliophiles, partisans of the book-object, to the partisans of the book-practice who accept more easily to be freed from the support if the

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Society dislocated and widespread above ground

In a period of infobesity, everything is on the same level: news overwrites previous information in a few minutes. The scrolling of the data participates in the permanent zapping. One craze follows another like so many straw fires, without necessarily many long-term commitments. This turmoil contributes to the dislocation of institutions.

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journalism

What's the point of journalism?

Faced with record levels of mistrust, especially in the oldest democracies, journalists must succeed in convincing people of their social usefulness. What is the situation in countries that are less saturated with information? Why should journalism prove its usefulness? The question may seem incongruous, or controversial. A

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A label to promote reliable media

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is launching a new mechanism to combat disinformation, aimed at distinguishing media that respect criteria of integrity and ethics developed through international cooperation. To encourage media that broadcast reliable information, via a label certifying compliance with standards by

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Lactalis

Lactalis: when milk turns sour

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Lactalis has been in the limelight for a few days now. Her infant formula was found to be contaminated with salmonella. An industrial accident, as it happens a lot, but here it takes a particular turn. The Lactalis affair becomes the absolute counterexample of what not to do in communication.

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