Tag: fake news

Fact-checking Trump and the Fords

UTM’s annual Snider Lecture was held last Thursday, October 3, 2019. This year, the lecture featured CNN reporter Daniel Dale who talked about the...

Get graded for tweeting like Trump

Writer, historian, and former editor of The New York Times Book Review Sam Tanenhaus is a visiting professor at the University of Toronto St....

TED Radio Hour

The episode titled “Truth and Lies” of the TED Radio Hour podcast delves into understanding the grey area between fact and fiction. Why do...

Fake news, opinions, and change: a story of consequence.

Hours after the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, many of our Facebook feeds may have been hit with a similar...

Restoring the Integrity of Journalism

Technology has ushered us into a new age—one filled with an abundance of information available at a moment’s notice to billions of people across...

The real science behind fake news

This month’s “Lecture me!” event hosted at the Mississauga Central Library by the Experiential Education Office at UTM featured professor Fiona Rawle from the...

Read all about it: Journalism in 2018

Since Donald Trump won the race for the United States presidency in November of 2016, a debate has formed around whether it affected, and...

Dank memes and political schemes

Memes are the new political cartoon—every political issue has a meme. Some memes are funny because the ideas perpetuated are ridiculous, but these memes...

The news: is it real or is it fake?

Living in the age of smartphones certainly has its perks, as handheld devices enable users to access information from all around the world, all...
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