POST-TRUTH: IS IT MANAGING OR MISMANAGING INFORMATION? (THERE IS ONE TRUTH, BUT THERE ARE A THOUSAND POST-TRUTHS!)
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Author : Erkan Turan DEMİREL
Number of pages : 880-888

Summary

There is a notion called post-truth that is often applied today in shaping the world (emotions, attitudes, behaviors) and can produce effective results in a short time. This notion can be accepted as a method of information management. However, managing and distributing information by manipulating it dominates managing it by processing it with truth. Post-truth is a communication design focusing on shaping emotions, which is why it weakens reason and science, even putting them into the background. Post-truth is a notion that is often applied in shaping the world (emotions, attitudes, and behaviors) and can produce effective results in a short period of time. Post-truth is accepted as a method of information management. From this point of view, managing and distributing information by manipulating it dominates managing it by processing it with truths. So many things are said and written regarding the notion of post-truth. However, no consensus has been reached regarding its definition and content. This paper aims to create a content regarding the meaning of post-truth.

Keywords

Post-truth, information management, communication

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