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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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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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Discover or Rediscover Your Public Library

“When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.”–Jean Fritz, children’s author Last week was National Library Week, and, though we’re a week late, it’s never too late to discover or rediscover your local library! Just don’t plan … Continue reading

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Celebrate Banned Book Week: September 22-28, 2013

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its shame.“ –Oscar Wilde This week is Banned Book Week, and here in Ohio our State Board of Education is marking the occasion by attacking Nobel-prize wining … Continue reading

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