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Journalism industry falters when nation most needs it

Posted by   /  July 11, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow of NBC hosting the first Democrat debate/Getty Image By Jeffrey M. Mccall, opinion contributor | The Hill The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill The nation suffers today from information chaos characterized by competing political narratives, fake news and social media mayhem. […]

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Most of what we read is real news

Posted by   /  January 3, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Study finds fake news is a small part By Alayna Treene | Axios “Fake news” wasn’t a term many people used two years ago, but since the 2016 presidential election it has become more commonly viewed as a threat to democracy. But a recent analysis of the search histories of thousands of adults in the […]

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Fake News: Some of the most ridiculous stories from Arizona

Posted by   /  August 7, 2017  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Lindsay Moore | Phoenix New Times There’s nothing “new” about fake news — slaveholders spread rumors that African-Americans were spontaneously turning white, Nazis printed children books that equated Jewish people to poisonous mushrooms, and The Onion tricked journalists at the Korea Times into thinking North Korea’s Kim Jong-un was named the “Sexiest Man Alive.” […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] The deadline dean

Posted by   /  July 23, 2017  /  Education, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Next on the agenda: conquering fake news By Jimmy Magahern | Phoenix Magazine ith the sitting U.S. president declaring journalists “the enemy of the American people” and dismissing the work of respected outlets like The New York Times and NBC as “fake news” – all while his detractors pine for the next Woodward and Bernstein […]

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Advertisers are pushing to keep their brands away from ‘fake’ news

Posted by   /  December 13, 2016  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Julia Boorstin | CNBC At the close of 2016, controversies about fake news won’t quit. On the heels of Kellogg and other big brands pulling their ads from Breitbart, brands are questioning whether they want to be associated with controversial or extreme political content. Sources tell CNBC that across the advertising industry agencies are […]

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