Exhibitions

France, Paris

100 posters fighting Fake News - La Caserne
12 rue Philippe de Girard
75010 Paris, France
From Monday 18th of October 2021
to Wednesday 24th of November 2021
Open from 10:00:00 to 20:00:08

We are very pleased to present our 100 best posters received during our Fake News competition. 6078 posters representing 112 countries have received. 300 of them have been shortlisted by our online jury team, composted of 50 women and 50 men! A big thank to all of them.
Thanks also to our Live jury, whom have made this amazing selection. We hope you enjoy the exhibition.

FAKE NEWS!


Fake news might feel like a recent development that has only come to prominence since the election of one politician who shall not be named, but the practice of spreading rumours and misinformation is as old as the printed word.

People have always twisted the truth, or simply told lies, to get what they want (or change the world). But now we have the ability to share information faster and wider than ever before. It used to be only a few media outlets or government sources that could shape public thought, but now everyone can.

And unlike the media or government, none of us are held accountable for what we post. As there are few laws or fines that can be thrown at us for posting lies, there is no incentive to act responsibly in the public sphere. Get likes (or votes) first, worry about potential consequences later. If the self-styled leader of the free world can’t be held to account for regularly tweeting and spreading blatant untruths, then what stops everybody else from doing the same?

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