A Web of Doubt
They say you shouldn’t believe everything you read, and that goes double for the Internet. Online, information may be cheap, but it’s also unreliable. You can’t trust the people, you can’t trust the articles, and you can’t even trust Wikipedia! In his book Virtual Unreality, author Charles Seife exposes the shadowy world of the Internet. (Read an excerpt from the book here.)
Charles Seife is author of Virtual Unreality (Viking, 2014) and a journalism professor at New York University in New York, New York.