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Fake news is the easiest of the problems to fix.
A Q&A with cybersecurity expert Michael Sulmeyer on today’s Armed Services Committee hearing and the intelligence community’s response to foreign interference
State-run outlets are essential to making the case for Putin’s intervention in Syria
Daniel Boorstin’s 1962 classic on celebrity, fame, and America’s tenuous relationship to facts remains as poignant as it is prophetic.
How two roommates made the Skimm a must-read for millennials
In distributing a set of inflammatory allegations that it admitted it could not vouch for, BuzzFeed sidestepped a basic principle of journalism.
There are even deeper issues here than whether or not the unsubstantiated allegations are true.
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Board games, role-playing games and other offline diversions are having a renaissance.
Holly andres “my most recent personal photo project, ‘the fallen fawn,’ is a fictional narrative that chronicles two sisters discovering a woman’s belongings strewn throughout the woods behind their h
THERE’S A LOT WE CAN’T KNOW for sure before election night: who will vote, who will win, who will refuse to concede. But no matter what happens, we do know that the media—specifically, the Associated Press and the major TV news networks—will play an
As journalists push back against hoaxes and conspiracies, media skeptics are using charges of “fake news” against professionals.
The publication’s recent shift toward social issues, identity, and activism is giving its readers what they want.
Without any promising answer to the problem of fake news, outlandish false claims like a pedophilia ring running out of D.C. restaurant will continue to grow.
Late-night hosts including John Oliver and Samantha Bee devoted air time to school-related issues this year, pushing the topics into mainstream conversation.
The president-elect is a pro at marshaling ambiguous unrealities to his advantage.
DAVID FOLDVARI “At the beginning of an assignment, I’ll draw on anything: sketchbooks, a tablet I have that is basically a digital canvas, and even bus tickets and envelopes. I like to make a lot of little drawings, even if I don’t have a cohesive v
UNLESS YOU WERE a member of a small number of families in New York City, it would have been very rare over the past century to open up a newspaper and find, between international news and entertainment gossip, pictures of your new nephew or a wedding
The president-elect’s dark talent for bizarro sound bites warps the media’s discussion of the country’s most critical issues.
In his first formal press conference since July, the president-elect blamed Russia for hacks, offered a plan to resolve conflicts of interest, and scolded the media for its reporting on him.
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