Introduction: Why Facts No Longer Matter. 1. "Reality" Is Splitting. 2. The New Tribalism: Swift Boats and the Power of Choosing. 3. Trusting Your Senses: Selective Perception and 9/11. 4. Questionable Expertise: The Stolen Election and the Men Who Push It. 5. The Twilight of Objectivity, or What's the Matter with Lou Dobbs? 6. "Truthiness" Everywhere. Epilogue: Living In a World without Trust. Acknowledgments. Notes. Index.
Farhad Manjoo manages Machinist, a daily technology news blog at Salon.com, where he also writes frequently on journalism, politics, and new media.
"...Manjoo has produced an engaging, illustrative look at the dangers of living in an oversaturated media world." ( Publishers Weekly , January 28, 2008)