Nothing to say here right now, except about the specialized epistemic community that is the science community. I would like to think about journalism also.
News media and public shared reality. Fake news, incomplete news, alternative facts, strategic inference, kompromat, agnotology, facebooking to a molecular level. Basic media literacy and whether it helps. As seen in elections, and provocateur twitter bots.
Erik Hoel, The gossip trap
Gordon Brander, Thinking together, on egregores, Dunbar numbers and information-processing thresholds in Holocene social evolution, all to motivate