Fake news: How disinformation works

Ask the Russians or any other country Fake news. Is that like true facts? Some people will argue that using “fake” with “news” is redundant. Others, thankfully, still believe that news gathering is a tried-and-true, fact-based profession. But, alas, here comes the internet, where anyone can dump anything onto a website, blog, message board, Facebook […]

Freedom of the press — is it really free?

Ongoing U.S. government involvement in the Associated Press’ phone records and emails has caused quite a stir. Additionally, the co-conspirator title lavished upon a Fox News reporter has further strained the symbiotic relationship between the Obama administration and the working media. Let’s face it: Government needs the media, and the media needs the government. So, […]