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775 N Greenfield Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234 United States
602-652-3000

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December 2017

FRANK Talks: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World – Gilbert

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Southeast Regional Library, 775 N Greenfield Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234 United States
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“Fake News”: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World Jamie Bowen, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Although not new, our awareness and use of the term “fake news” has risen in prominence. In general “fake news” is journalism that consists of deliberate misinformation, news whose main purpose is to distort “the truth for emotional persuasion, seeking to drive action.”  More recently it has become a catch-all term used to discredit stories, and…

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