Sophia Rosenfeld


Sophia Rosenfeld is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and the author, most recently, of Democracy and Truth: A Short History (2019).

Truth and Consequences

from Reality and Its Alternatives, Volume 21, Number 2

Untruth—information that could be described as unverified, misleading, or an out-and-out lie—has been spreading with new ease and abandon, and often to undemocratic effect.