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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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The Nation Article on Avoiding Fake News From Bangkok

I read this article when teaching a class in Bangkok for the USAID. I enjoyed reading the English version of the papers in the hotel lobby. This column in the The Nation by Suthichai Yoon started with: Thais got a taste of what “fake” news can do to you recently when Facebook got fooled by its own algorithm. Continue reading

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Fake News Confronted by Educators and World Wide Newspapers.

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

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How to Avoid Deception

 “You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.”—Harry S. Truman This a repost of one of our first blogs.  But … Continue reading

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More on Newspapers: Bias & Opinion Pieces

One More Thing on Headlines:  When going off about headlines last time, I forgot to give kudos to headline writers for using their creativity for fun instead of sensationalism.  My dad was a punster and a lot of headline writers are … Continue reading

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How to Read a Newspaper

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.” –Mark Twain Mark Twain was a very wise man!  But to start with I must state that I believe in getting informed through newspapers.  I … Continue reading

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