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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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