The Problem with Fake News

We're facing a serious problem with fake news. And no, I don't mean the issues of demonizing the free press, inaccurately reporting events, and an overall diminishing of the quality of journalism. Of course, these problems are real problems that are in need of addressing. And yes, most people generally refer to these kinds of … Continue reading The Problem with Fake News

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Fake News and the 2016 Election

In the wake of the 2016 Presidential election, there has been a lot of discussion on the issue of "fake news," and the notion of "media literacy." I agree that these are absolutely important issues to be addressing, but I think that if we're going to really tackle them head-on, we can't discount the value … Continue reading Fake News and the 2016 Election