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Articles by Whitney Phillips

Whitney Phillips is an assistant professor in communications, culture, and digital technologies at Syracuse University.
“When confronted by falsehood, we need to tell the truth, of course, but we need to focus on truths bigger than a fact check: truths about network dynamics, the history of polarization, and the formation of political identity.”
“Are the things we have always assumed to be true, true? Do the things we have always assumed to work, work? Have they ever, and for whom?”
“The media landscape is overrun with toxic narratives and polluted information not because our systems are broken, but because our systems are working.”