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November 2017: Fake News

Table of Contents

  • Message from the President
  • Spotlight
  • An Introduction: Fake News
  • What Do We Mean by Fake? What Do We Mean by News?, by Katherine G. Fry, Ph.D.
  • If It’s Fake, It’s Not News, by Rochelle Riley
  • On the Dangers of Fake News and Fake Skepticism, by Steven Alan Carr, Ph.D.
  • When Words Lose Their Meaning: Counterfactual Advocacy, Donald Trump, and the Rise of Despotic Populism, by Steven R. Goldzwig, Ph.D.

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