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Tempe, AZ 85282 United States
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January 2018

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

January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85282 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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