Deepfakes & The Choice to Be Deceived

Immediately after the 2016 election, many Americans discovered just how much fake news they were sharing via social media.  And for about ten minutes, the […]

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On New Models, Journalism, and Digital Advertising

It was encouraging to see our most prominent millennial Member of Congress, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) recognize the link between a healthy democracy a professional class […]

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Fool me once, shame on Facebook …

In several posts on the subject of Facebook and fake news, I have opined that if we users are going to believe and disseminate bogus […]

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Fake News Tops Results After Las Vegas Shooting

On Monday, I was up early and first heard about the Las Vegas shooting on the radio in the car. It was still dark, and […]

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Sirius XM Takedown of Stern/Trump Interviews Is Not Censorship

The implication that copyright is fundamentally a tool of censorship is a favorite theme among its critics.  They rarely miss an opportunity to ring this […]

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