Presentation of the new book by Aris Chatzistefanos in Athens and Thessaloniki
The editions Place are proceeding with the presentation of his new book Ari Hatzistefanou, “Propaganda and Misinformation: How We Spot Them”in two events-discussions that will take place in Athens and Thessaloniki on 28 and them November 30 respectively.
In the relevant announcement it is stated that: “The book, which was found from the first days of its release on the shelves of major bookstores, is a practical guide to identify disinformation and propaganda techniques in the mass media, in social media and in the everyday speech of politicians . , advertisers and communications consultants.
In Athens, the event will take place on Monday, November 28 at 19:00 at Cine Trianon (Kodringtonos 21) with their speakers:
Giorgos Plio, professor at the University of Athens
Christoforos Zaralikos, actor
Eleftheria Koumandou, journalist
and the author of the book, Ari Hadjistefanou
In Thessaloniki, the event will take place on Wednesday, November 30 at 19:00 at the Malliaris-Paideia “Anatolia” bookstore-department (Dim. Gounari 39, Kamara).
At the Thessaloniki presentation, the following will speak:
Antonis Skamnakis, mr. professor of AUTH
Apostolos Lykesas, journalist-author
Christos Avramidis, journalist
and the author of the book, Aris Hadjistefanou.
In the book, Aris Chatzistefanou, through personal experiences of almost three decades in international and Greek media, explains to us with specific examples how to read between the lines of newspapers and electronic media.
Can a graph, video or photo mislead us without lying? Who are the police, government and product leaks promoted by? How are the crimes of companies and entire states “washed away” with techniques such as whitewashing, greenwashing and pinkwashing? Can the media mislead the reader by changing the wording of a sentence or distort a poll by simply changing the order of the questions?
The book is prefaced by Giorgos Pleios, professor and director of the Social Media Research Laboratory of the Department of Communication and Media of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The cover was designed by Dimitris Arvanitis and edited by Marianna Giantzi.
The book includes in each chapter QR-codes that lead to videos, photos, podcasts and an active link to all sources and bibliography.