Post-Truth: Word of the Year

The Oxford Dictionary has elected “Post-Truth” as the word of the year.  Closely associated with “post-truth politics,” especially after Brexit and the U. S. election, they have seen a spike this year in the use of the word: Post-Truth. “Post-Truth” means “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” In … Continue reading Post-Truth: Word of the Year