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Fighting Fake Facts

Friday 13 April

Following one of the most politically divisive campaigns the UK has seen in recent times, we are living in a post-truth world. Here, Brexit shattered dreams and friendships. In the US, the election of Trump has brought social unrest echoed throughout the world. How can we fight fake facts and help people see the truth? And what (if anything) can we do to break out of the cycle of increasing hostility towards whose views differ to our own? Join ex-Buzzfeed science writer Tom Chivers, neuroscientist Dr Kris De Meyer, Richard Smith, managing editor of NewsThump and host, science writer Kat Arney to find some answers.

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