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It’s JAMJAM Friday and Jesse Myerson is here to talk Me Too, Morning John on Trump supporters distrust of the media, and listener mail. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter
In Part II, Dave Rand discusses the difficulties in keeping up with fake news, Facebook's potential solutions, and how much onus is on people consuming media.
Dave Rand joins the show to discuss his recent study about the effects of fact checking and verifying news articles on social media sites like Facebook.
Dr. Filippo Menczer joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the spread of fake news on social media websites, the difficulty of problematic bots, and how people can educate themselves against low-quality information.
Twitter’s been buzzing with news of the fraudulent Time Magazine cover that’s been showcased in a number of Trump’s country clubs and golf courses for months.
This week, we welcome back contributors Ester Steinberg and Matt Ruby to discuss the ongoing issue of so-called “Fake News”. Also, Charles Hinshaw returns to discuss the new movie, Wonder Woman,…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk news consumption, distraction, and reliability. Also, John checks in on the attack in Iran. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira)
Andrew Lakoff discusses how our normal sites of trust have been undermined in recent months, the need for gatekeepers of consensus, and optimism for future convergence of scientific, political, and social circumstances.
John Cook joins the show to discuss his recent study regarding misinformation about climate change, the trouble with giving equal weight to contrarian views, and the importance of educating about misleading argumentation.
There's fake news, then there's fake food, then there's fake news about "fake" food that's actually real. What a mouthful!
This week Art Uncovered hits the Spring Break Art Show, a curator-driven art fair that showcases over 150 curators who premiere new artworks created by over 400 artists. The selected curators were chosen based on their proposals that deal with the theme of "Black Mirror," which is not a reference to the popular Netflix series, but, rather, a concept that includes ideas such as self-reflexivity, especially in the digital age. Photos courtesy of Kimberly Ruth Future Past News, Andrea Wolf and Karolina Ziulkoski Cate Giordano, TV Guide  Tamara Santibañez, Thinking About Everything, But Then Again, I Was Thinking About Nothing. Curated by Justin De Demko It Was A Pleasure To Burn, curated by Vanessa Albury  Sean Fader, 365 Profile Pics Greg Haberny, The Elephant In The Room (or Stanley Kubrick Isn't Dead He Just Looks Funny) Personal Tesserac, curated by Anne Spalter
Jim Naureckas of FAIR discusses the importance of media watch organizations, the increased power of the media, and why skepticism is healthy for both journalists and consumers.
On today's Dealer's Choice show, only the truth with set us free!

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