Evan Davis

Why We Have Reached Peak Bullsh*t and What We Can Do About It

Evan Davis

Talk: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullsh*t and What We Can Do About It

We were joined in London by journalist and economist Evan Davis, discussing the low-level dishonesty, selective use of facts and economy with the truth all around us, across both US and UK politics and more generally in the world of business. How did we get to a place where bullshit is apparently so effective that it's become the communications strategy of our times?

Evan Davis

Evan Davis is a presenter of the BBC2 current affairs programme Newsnight, a role he began in September 2014. He is also well-known as the presenter of the BBC2 business reality show Dragons Den. And on Radio 4, he hosts a weekly business discussion programme The Bottom Line. Evan was the Political Studies Association broadcaster of the Year.

Post-Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullsh*t and What We Can Do About It

This brilliantly insightful book steps inside the panoply of deception employed in all walks of life and assesses how it has come to this. It sets out the surprising logic which explains why bullshit is both pervasive and persistent.

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