Social organisation of knowledge

Descriptive and normative



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.

Incoming

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.

References

Berger, Peter, and Thomas Luckmann. 2016. “The Social Construction of Reality.” In Social Theory Re-Wired, 2nd ed. Routledge.

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