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Lee co-wrote an article featured in Deseret News:
“How the White House ‘prebunked’ Putin’s lies”

Lee has appeared on several podcasts this year so far:
The Sentientist
The Rational View
Singularity Radio
Science for the Public
Big Picture Science

Lee’s book How to Talk to a Science Denier was named to several end-of-year reading lists:
“Eight Most Exciting Books of Autumn” by the Next Big Idea Club
“Nine Books to Help You Navigate Disagreements,” Fast Company Magazine
“15 Inspiring Books to Read Over the Holidays, Courtesy of Adam Grant” Inc. Magazine
“Physics books that captured the imagination in 2021,” by Physics World
“The 32 Best Non-fiction Books of 2021,” Next Big Idea Club

Lee’s guest appearance podcasts in Fall 2021:
Babbage from the Economist
Behavioral Grooves
Clear and Vivid with Alan Alda
Conspirituality
Future Hindsight
Talk Nerdy
The Purple Principle

Lee discussed “Dealing With Science Denial” on The Agenda with Steven Paikin

Lee was invited back on Amanpour and Company to discuss
his latest book with Michel Martin

Lee was honored to give an address entitled “What is Post-Truth” to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences at The Vatican, commentary is here

Read Lee’s essay in Nature on why it’s important
for scientists to engage with science deniers

Watch Lee’s appearance on The Michael Shermer Show

Hear Lee discuss science denial on Instant Genius on the BBC

Lee was interviewed by Melissa Harris-Perry on The Takeaway on NPR

Hear this long form interview on Lee’s latest book on The Road To Now podcast

Lee appeared on The Benjamin Dixon Show

Explore Lee’s reading list on how to talk to science deniers at Pocket

Lee explores the disinformation problem behind Covid-19 vaccine refusal in this op-ed for the ​Baltimore Sun

Watch Lee on WGBH-TV Boston

Lee appeared with Jonathan Rauch on The Washington Post podcast “Please, Go On,” with James Hohmann

How to Talk to a Science Denier was reviewed in Kirkus

Read an in-depth interview with Lee about his work in 3:16

Lee co-authored “A War on Truth is Raging” (with Jonathan Rauch) in The Washington Post

Lee was interviewed on The Dissenter podcast

Lee appeared on the premier episode of a new docuseries called INFODEMIC: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation, which was telecast on Link TV on May 2nd and will air on select PBS stations nationwide this summer. Join the conversation on social media using #Infodemic. Follow the series on Twitter @InfodemicSeries for updates and details on upcoming episodes.
Learn more
Watch the Trailer
Watch the First Episode

Watch Lee’s appearance at the Aspen Institute’s session on “Overcoming Science Denialism” at the Global Congress on Scientific Thinking and Action

Lee appeared in a panel discussion through UConn Reads to discuss the problem of Truth, Democracy, and Climate Change

If you understand Italian, please read Lee’s interview on how to combat science denial in Corriere della Sera, from his appearance at Aspen Institute Italia

Lee appeared with Tom Nichols on the “Utterly Moderate” podcast to consider the question Do Facts Matter Anymore?

Read Lee’s interview with the Digital Future Society on “Post-Truth and the Danger of Disbelief”

Lee was quoted in the VOX article “The Danger of the New Skepticism

Lee was on the podcast COVID 19 Conversations (South Africa): “Fighting the War Against Vaccine Hesitancy”

How to Talk to a Science Denier is now available for pre-order!

Lee was quoted in Eoin O’Carroll’s article “After a ‘post truth’ presidency, can America make facts real again?” in the Christian Science Monitor

Read Lee’s article “How to Handle Post-Truth Now that Trump is Gone

Lee was a panelist on Big Picture Science to discuss the problem of “Disinformation and Shared Reality”

Lee was interviewed about “Lies and Fake News” on Radio New Zealand

Lee was quoted in Peter Baker’s article “In Era of Trump Fictions, Trust Looms as Casualty” in the New York Times

Post-Truth was quoted in Joe Klein’s article “Does An Intellectual History of the Trump Era Exist? It Does Now,” in the New York Times

Lee’s work was discussed in Carlos Lozada’s book What Were We Thinking: A Brief Intellectual History of the Trump Era

Lee was honored to be selected to write an essay on the dangers of “Post-Truth” for the graphic novel Information Warfare and the Future of Conflict published by the Army Cyber Institute at West Point.

Read Lee’s article “How To Talk to COVID-19 Deniers” in Newsweek

Lee’s work on how to talk to science deniers was profiled in Physics World

Post-Truth was named part of the “Anti-Fascist Toolkit” at Shakespeare and Co. Rittenhouse Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA

Post-Truth: Interview with Lee McIntyre on the Future Hindsight Podcast

Listen to Lee discussing “Climate of Denial” on the Ministry of Ideas Podcast

Watch Lee’s interview on “Post-Truth and the Coronavirus” on The David Pakman Show:

Hear Lee in a panel discussion called “How Bad Does it Have to Get?” co-sponsored by SETI and the BBC

Lee appeared on ON POINT on WBUR/NPR in Boston for their four-part series called “In Search of Truth.” Lee’s segment was called “Are We Living in a Post-Truth World?”

The Scientific Attitude was named a finalist in philosophy for the PROSE Awards

Watch Lee talk about Post-Truth and science denial with Michel Martin on Amanpour and Company on PBS/CNN International:

Lee appeared on BIG PICTURE SCIENCE (sponsored by the SETI Institute) with Seth Shostak to talk about how to engage with science deniers and pseudoscientists

Read Lee’s article in Salon on “Five Ways Trump and His Supporters are Using the Same Strategies as Science Deniers”

Lee appeared on THE AGENDA with Steve Paikin to talk about defending science:

Lee talks about The Philosophy of Climate Denial on “Trump on Earth” (NPR Pittsburgh)

Lee was interviewed by The New Humanist

The Scientific Attitude was reviewed in The Guardian

The Scientific Attitude was reviewed in Publishers Weekly

Post-Truth was named to Forbes Magazine “A College Reading List for the Post-Truth Era”

Lee was interviewed by The Freethink Tank

Lee appeared on Science Salon with Michael Shermer

Lee spoke at the Cambridge Forum, which was televised on WGBH Forum Network:

Lee appeared on the podcast Thinking Clearly

Lee published an essay “Defending Science Through Its Values” with Inside Higher Education

Lee wrote “The Mueller Hearing and the Death of Facts,” from The Conversation

Lee’s article on Flat Earth and the Rise of Science Denial in America was reprinted as the
cover story in the print edition of Newsweek! (June 14, 2019)

“The Earth is Round…. But the Flat Earth movement is growing, and its tactics are spreading. It’s time we learned how to talk to science deniers.” (Read more)

Latest News

Lee co-wrote an article featured in Deseret News:
“How the White House ‘prebunked’ Putin’s lies”

Lee has appeared on several podcasts this year so far:
The Sentientist
The Rational View
Singularity Radio
Science for the Public
Big Picture Science

Lee’s book How to Talk to a Science Denier was named to several end-of-year reading lists:
“Eight Most Exciting Books of Autumn” by the Next Big Idea Club
“Nine Books to Help You Navigate Disagreements,” Fast Company Magazine
“15 Inspiring Books to Read Over the Holidays, Courtesy of Adam Grant” Inc. Magazine
“Physics books that captured the imagination in 2021,” by Physics World
“The 32 Best Non-fiction Books of 2021,” Next Big Idea Club

Lee appeared on several inspiring podcasts this fall:
Baggage from the Economist
Behavioral Grooves
Clear and Vivid with Alan Alda
Conspirituality
Future Hindsight
Talk Nerdy
The Purple Principle

Lee discussed “Dealing With Science Denial” on The Agenda with Steven Paikin

Lee was invited back on Amanpour and Company to discuss
his latest book with Michel Martin

Lee was honored to give an address entitled “What is Post-Truth” to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences at The Vatican, commentary is here

Read Lee’s essay in Nature on why it’s important
for scientists to engage with science deniers

Watch Lee’s appearance on The Michael Shermer Show

Hear Lee discuss science denial on Instant Genius on the BBC

Lee was interviewed by Melissa Harris-Perry on The Takeaway on NPR

Hear this long form interview on Lee’s latest book on The Road To Now podcast

Lee appeared on The Benjamin Dixon Show

Explore Lee’s reading list on how to talk to science deniers at Pocket

Lee explores the disinformation problem behind Covid-19 vaccine refusal in this op-ed for the ​Baltimore Sun
Watch Lee on WGBH-TV Boston

Lee appeared with Jonathan Rauch on a The Washington Post podcast “Please, Go On,” with James Hohmann

How to Talk to a Science Denier was reviewed in Kirkus

Read an in-depth interview with Lee about his work in 3:16

Lee co-authored “A War on Truth is Raging” (with Jonathan Rauch) in The Washington Post

Lee was interviewed on The Dissenter podcast

Lee appeared on the premier episode of a new docuseries called INFODEMIC: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation, which was telecast on Link TV on May 2nd and will air on select PBS stations nationwide this summer. Join the conversation on social media using #Infodemic. Follow the series on Twitter @InfodemicSeries for updates and details on upcoming episodes.
Learn more
Watch the Trailer
Watch the First Episode

Watch Lee’s appearance at the Aspen Institute’s session on “Overcoming Science Denialism” at the Global Congress on Scientific Thinking and Action

Lee appeared in a panel discussion through UConn Reads to discuss the problem of Truth, Democracy, and Climate Change

If you understand Italian, please read Lee’s interview on how to combat science denial in Corriere della Sera, from his appearance at Aspen Institute Italia

Lee appeared with Tom Nichols on the “Utterly Moderate” podcast to consider the question Do Facts Matter Anymore?

Read Lee’s interview with the Digital Future Society on “Post-Truth and the Danger of Disbelief”

Lee was quoted in the VOX article “The Danger of the New Skepticism”

Lee was on the podcast COVID 19 Conversations (South Africa): “Fighting the War Against Vaccine Hesitancy”

How to Talk to a Science Denier is now available for pre-order!

Lee was quoted in Eoin O’Carroll’s article “After a ‘post truth’ presidency, can America make facts real again?” in the Christian Science Monitor

Read Lee’s article “How to Handle Post-Truth Now that Trump is Gone

Lee was a panelist on Big Picture Science to discuss the problem of “Disinformation and Shared Reality”

Lee was interviewed about “Lies and Fake News” on Radio New Zealand

Lee was quoted in Peter Baker’s article “In Era of Trump Fictions, Trust Looms as Casualty” in the New York Times

Post-Truth was quoted in Joe Klein’s article “Does An Intellectual History of the Trump Era Exist? It Does Now,” in the New York Times

Lee’s work was discussed in Carlos Lozada’s book What Were We Thinking: A Brief Intellectual History of the Trump Era

Lee was honored to be selected to write an essay on the dangers of “Post-Truth” for the graphic novel Information Warfare and the Future of Conflict published by the Army Cyber Institute at West Point.

West Point Graphic Novel

Read Lee’s article “How To Talk to COVID-19 Deniers” in Newsweek

Lee’s work on how to talk to science deniers was profiled in Physics World

Post-Truth was named part of the “Anti-Fascist Toolkit” as Shakespeare and Co. Rittenhouse Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA

Lee on Future Hindsight

Post-Truth: Interview with Lee McIntyre on the Future Hindsight Podcast

Lee on Future Hindsight

Listen to Lee discussing “Climate of Denial” on the Ministry of Ideas Podcast

Listen to Lee’s interview on “Post-Truth and the Coronavirus” on The David Pakman Show

Hear Lee in a panel discussion called “How Bad Does it Have to Get?” co-sponsored by SETI and the BBC.

Lee appeared on ON POINT on WBUR/NPR in Boston for their four-part series called “In Search of Truth.” Lee’s segment was called “Are We Living in a Post-Truth World?”

The Scientific Attitude was named a finalist in philosophy for the PROSE Awards

Watch Lee talk about Post-Truth and science denial with Michel Martin on Amanpour and Company on PBS/CNN International:

Lee appeared on BIG PICTURE SCIENCE (sponsored by the SETI Institute) with Seth Shostak to talk about how to engage with science deniers and pseudoscientists.

Read Lee’s article in Salon on “Five Ways Trump and His Supporters are Using the Same Strategies as Science Deniers”

Lee appeared on THE AGENDA with Steve Paikin to talk about defending science:

Lee talks about The Philosophy of Climate Denial on “Trump on Earth” (NPR Pittsburgh)

Lee was interviewed by The New Humanist

The Scientific Attitude was reviewed in The Guardian

The Scientific Attitude was reviewed in Publishers Weekly

Post-Truth was named to Forbes Magazine “A College Reading List for the Post-Truth Era”

Lee was interviewed by The Freethink Tank

Lee appeared on Science Salon with Michael Shermer

Lee spoke at the Cambridge Forum, which was televised on WGBH Forum Network:

Lee appeared on the podcast Thinking Clearly

Lee published an essay “Defending Science Through Its Values” with Inside Higher Education

Lee wrote “The Mueller Hearing and the Death of Facts,” from The Conversation

Lee’s article on Flat Earth and the Rise of Science Denial in America was reprinted as the cover story in the print edition of Newsweek! (June 14, 2019)

Lee’s article on Flat Earth and the Rise of Science Denial in America was reprinted as the
cover story in the print edition of Newsweek! (June 14, 2019)

“The Earth is Round…. But the Flat Earth movement is growing, and its tactics are spreading. It’s time we learned how to talk to science deniers.” (Read more)

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