Paul Levinson

Paul Levinson's novels include The Silk Code (winner Locus Award, Best 1st Science Fiction Novel of 1999) & The Plot To Save Socrates. His nonfiction including Fake News in Real Context has been translated into 15 languages. 

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Review of 'The Loudest Voice' 1.4
a month ago
Another powerful episode of The Loudest Voice last night—1.4—in which Roger Ailes lays bare the basis of fake news: "we create the news'. I should say, the basis of real fake news—that is, news that i...
Review of 'The Loudest Voice' 1.1
2 months ago
The Loudest Voice just launched on Showtime last night, with an episode about the launch of Fox News. Or, more specifically, about how Roger Ailes (stunningly portrayed by Russell Crowe) launched Fox ...
Minor Quibble with Kamala Harris
2 months ago
Although it's at most a minor quibble with Kamala Harris's superb performance in this past Thursday's Democratic debate—see my assessment of that over here—I thought, as a past President of the Scienc...
First Democratic Presidential Debate, Part 2 of 2
2 months ago
I thought the second part of the first 2020 Democratic Presidential debate was better than the first part, in that more of the ten on stage had standout moments. My assessment follows, in descending o...
First Democratic Presidential Debate, Part 1 of 2
2 months ago
I thought the first Democratic debate—the first of two—was excellent and inspiring. Here are my thoughts on the winners and losers: There were no outright gaffs by anyone—the closest was Ryan saying t...
Trump and the Media
6 months ago
A conversation about Trump and the media that took place last month.