The New Yorker’s take on fake news

This event report provides an insight into the rise of fake news, based on the insights of David Remnick, the Editor of The New Yorker.

David Remnick's perspective on fake news leans heavily on what he described as a "barnyard epithet".

"One way or another, 'bullshit' seems to me a subject of immense urgency, not least because it attempts to obscure all the things we need to discuss most urgently: The state of the earth, the state of our politics and security, the state of our well being, and the integrity of human beings," he said.

David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker

As Editor of The New Yorker – a weekly magazine owned by Condé Nast that offers a uniquely high-brow take on current affairs,...

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