New media course is giving students the skills they need to distinguish fake news from real news

BY: ELIJAH BASSETT At The Plaid Zebra, we try to tell you the truth about what’s going on in the world. But, as you’ve probably heard, not everybody is so scrupulous. In the past year or so especially, the mass…

The Death Of Fact In Online Journalism. Bye-Bye Fact Checkers, Hello Gullibility.

BY: RYAN BOLTON “Whoa, Banksy just got arrested!” my co-worker, Eugene, yells out, astonished. Two minutes later, the story popped up on my Facebook feed. We couldn’t believe it. The elusive street artist wasn’t so elusive anymore. But we didn’t…