Category Archives: journalism

Dispatch Column: Repetition Creates an Illusion of Truth in our Minds

The more often we hear something, the more likely we will believe that it is true. Continue reading

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Fake News Confronted by Educators, World Wide Newspapers and the Columbus Metropolitan Club.

Schools are teaching their students to investigate the news they read Continue reading

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Fake News Precedes Us

Peter Hancock, a psychologist at the University of Central Florida has “alternative artifacts” and in his new book “Hoax Springs Eternal: the psychology of cognitive deception,” he shows why some hoaxes are more successful than others. Continue reading

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Michael F. Curtin: Times change, not newspapers’ commitment

Ohio is 214 years old. Ohio’s newspapers are a decade older. Since before statehood, no one has told Ohio’s evolving story more completely and colorfully than its hundreds of daily and weekly newspapers Continue reading

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: September 18 – 24, 2022

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its shame.“ –Oscar Wilde This Blog was first posted in 2013.  Banned Book Week is annual observance starting in 1982 sponsored by the American Library Association, in … Continue reading

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