Many of these are positive developments, but nothing has been said on the readership side.

What are the habits of responsible reading and sharing we need to cultivate in order to ensure that justice is done to truth? Here the response must be educational, not merely technological; and it must be rooted in the enduring tradition of the liberal arts which requires us to reflect before we share, read critically, check facts, and consider the wider impact of the words we choose and disseminate.

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Dean, College of Arts & Letters, Michigan State University; Professor of @MSUPhilosophy; Co-Founder of @PubPhilJ; Co-PI of @HuMetricsHSS.

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