The paradox of fake news

William Mazzarella – Director of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago.
William Mazzarella – Director of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago.
William Mazzarella – Director of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago.
William Mazzarella – Director of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago.
12/07/2018
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William Mazzarella, expert in political anthropology, was in Los Andes analyzing this phenomenon that is becoming ever more common.

Particularly during political elections, fake news causes an uproar. William Mazzarella, expert in political anthropology, speaks to Pablo Jaramillo Salazar, professor of anthropology at Los Andes about this growing phenomenon (see video).

Mazzarella is professor of anthropology and Director of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. His books include Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in Contemporary India (2003), Censorium: Cinema and the Open Edge of Mass Publicity (2012), and, most recently, The Mana of Mass Society (2017).

Mazzarella was invited by the Department of Anthropology, part of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Universidad de los Andes to give the conference “Why is Trump so enjoyable?”.

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