Who believes experts anymore?

Do we care less about authority or do we need our leaders more than ever?

Is the loss of faith in authority a perfect storm of an Internet fuelled delusion that we "know it all ourselves", exacerbated by a truculent tabloid press, or a genuine shift of power away from what elites tell us to believe towards a more sceptical and personal morality? Have institutions bought this reaction on themselves by their distant and sometimes reprehensible behaviour? With Ed Kessler to debate the issue are Patrick Nash, Alissa Symon and Neil Thorogood.

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