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Trust is eroding, in part, due to the over-abundance of opinion-based content; we must all develop better tools and habits for consuming information to regain a shared understanding of what is true.

RAND resources:

Truth Decay Is a Threat to Democracy. Here’s What You Can Do to Help Stop It |

RAND's Analysis of News in the Digital Age: Three Takeaways |

Why Can’t We Agree on the Facts? |

What Americans Think of the News—and What That Means for Democracy |

Facts Versus Opinions |

The Drivers of Institutional Trust and Distrust |

Other Resources:
This Video Will Make You Angry by CGP Grey |

Post-Truth by Veritasium |

What We're Missing in the Fight Against Misinformation by Dietram Scheufele |

Why every social media site is a dumpster fire by Carlos Maza, Vox |

Flat Earth "Science" -- Wrong, but not Stupid by Sabine Hossenfelder |

The Social Dilemma by Netflix |

The Science Behind How We Perceive Truth by Hilary McQuilkin and Meghna Chakrabarti |

Why Can’t we Agree on Facts? by This Place |

Why do we believe things that aren't true? by Philip Fernbach |

There is No Algorithm for Truth by Tom Scott | The Royal Institution |

What to trust in a "post-truth" world by Alex Edmans |

Social Media Manipulation Playlist by SmarterEveryDay |

The Illusion of Understanding by Phil Fernbach |

I accept scientific consensus — and you prob should too by Adam Ragusea |

Who's Afraid of the Experts? by PhilosophyTube ft. Adam Conover |

I'm a Journalist Who Hates The News by Johnny Harris |

Somebody once told me.... by vlogbrothers |

Respectability by Robert Miles |

Factfulness by Hans Rosling |

Amusing ourselves to death by Neil Postman |

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt |

You Are Not So Smart (Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself) by David McRaney |

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