Colleges turn ‘fake news’ epidemic into a teachable moment

Posted on AllSides April 8th, 2017
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On an unusually warm Tuesday in February, students settle in to a classroom at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., for their Comm 203 class. Professor Beth Jannery, director of the school’s journalism program, asks students about current events they’ve been following. What have they researched about stories they have read or seen or heard? What stories seemed accurate and balanced? What stories might have misled them or omitted important information?

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