Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Dealing with Misinformation in the Age of Fake News

In the age of fake news, how can we deal with misinformation and learn to be ethically responsible for the knowledge we spread? Guest Contributor Jeroen Vlug invites us to reflect on our relationship with information in this digital age in his latest Yaqeen publication co-authored with Arnold Yasin Mol.

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Jeroen Vlug

Jeroen Vlug

GUEST CONTRIBUTOR | Jeroen Vlug is a Ph.D. candidate in civilization studies and teaching fellow at Ibn Haldun University, where he specializes in Islamic civilization and Islamic law. He has an M.A. in religious studies from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, with a double specialization in Islamic theology and the sociology and anthropology of religion. He obtained a second M.A. from Freie Universität Berlin in Islamic intellectual history, specializing in medieval Arabic logic and philosophy in the Islamicate world. In addition, he completed the program for Islamic sciences at the ISAR Foundation (İstanbul Araştırma ve Eğitim Vakfı) in Istanbul, based on the traditional Ottoman madrasa curriculum. He holds a bachelor’s degree in media studies with a minor in Arabic language and culture. His publications and writings can be found at https://ibnhaldun.academia.edu/JeroenVlug.