With the rise of disinformation and the fake news culture, one might be forgiven for believing in the wildly different interpretations and outright lies that are present in our media culture. Given the deep rabbit holes that conspiracy theorists would have us be dragged in to, and the general lack of faith in traditional news media given political biases they have incorporated in to their programming, is it time to switch off the news and social media? Steve and Ben discuss surviving the media landscape in the new decade of the 2020s, how it is here to stay, and how we all have to learn how to deal with it while maintaining a level of rationality and common sense.

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