(2017, December 3). ABC News suspends reporter Brian Ross for Michael Flynn reporting error that sparked a frenzy. CNBC. Retrieved from https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/03/abc-news-suspends-brian-ross-for-michael-flynn-report.html 1. The article discusses the event and impact of ABC News reporter Brian Ross being suspended for four weeks after making a serious fact error on a report about Michael Flynn. Ross initially… Continue reading The identification, impact, and prevention of fake news
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An analysis on P!nk’s “What About Us”
As a long time P!nk fan, "What About Us" really struck a chord with me. Initially, on the surface, this song may sound like your typical relationship song with lyrics like "what about love/trust/us?" However, when you watch the music video and listen more closely the true message is revealed. I loved the story behind… Continue reading An analysis on P!nk’s “What About Us”
Will fake news ever be gone completely?
Fake news has been in the public eye since the 2016 election. "Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President," "FBI Agent Suspected in Hillary Email Leaks Found Dead of Apparent Murder-Suicide," "Rush Reveals Michelle’s Perverted Past After She Dumps on Trump," are just some of the clickbaits that were circulated through Facebook and Twitter, shared… Continue reading Will fake news ever be gone completely?
Could psychology be the key to getting rid of fake news?
We live in the day and age where news is pumped out so fast by so many different sources with so many different viewpoints; it can be hard to make sense of what's true and what's fake. Fake news is the spread of false information heighten by social media that that’s used to influence… Continue reading Could psychology be the key to getting rid of fake news?
“Dreamers” stuck in limbo
The Trump administration's choice to reform the DACA leaves an undetermined amount of students and teachers left wondering about their future. Check out how some teachers are making their stories known. https://twitter.com/educationweek/status/905142740555624450