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Rated Reads is a new vertical sharing our pick of the best articles from around the web. This week: the underground Japanese rappers to know, exiting the post-truth era and more.
How Do We Exit the Post-Truth Era?
Fact-checking alone won’t save us from fake news, writes Viviane Fairbank for The Walrus. “Although I am convinced that our cultural reliance on fact-checking as a catch-all solution is problematic, I don’t interpret these developments as arguments against the importance of accuracy. They simply serve as important reminders that accuracy isn’t everything. One of the problems at the root of these difficulties is the public’s loss of trust in news media, which is not always as unreasonable as some of us like to believe”, she says.
Unsurprisingly, this story was trending on Twitter today. A very long yet extremely worthwhile read, so one to settle into with a cup of tea.
Why is the runway so trippy right now?
“A side effect of lockdown, a psychedelic renaissance, or just a sign of the times?” asks Sophie Wilson for Dazed. In this article, find out why designers are ‘tripping’ over themselves to serve us hallucinogenic looks are hot right now.
Doja Cat – Kiss Me More (Official Video) ft. SZA
The collab we’ve all dreamed of is here, and the out-of-this-world music video does NOT disappoint. Doja Cat and SZA take us to a pink planet where they’re dressed as beautiful, gigantic aliens in this new visual directed by Warren Fu.