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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

June 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: New media literacy minor timely addition to college

By The Ithacan | Apr 10, 2019

Ultimately, this minor is a much-needed addition to the college, and the college should ensure that the program is fully utilized and supported in the coming semesters.

H&S approves new media literacy minor

By | Apr 9, 2019

H&S has approved a new interdisciplinary minor in media literacy. Students can begin to declare the minor in Fall 2019.

Q&A: Professor publishes journal addressing fake news

By | Feb 13, 2019

Opinion Editor Meredith Burke spoke with Haefeli about the topic of the journal’s most recent issue, why she took on the editor in chief position and her plans for the journal moving forward.

Real lives, fake news

By | Oct 22, 2018

When our own biases begin to censor news for us, it’s a slippery slope between questioning the necessity of the freedom of the press — or eliminating it completely.

Q&A: Assistant professor studies political knowledge

By | Jan 25, 2018

Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke with Farman about her results, partisan TV programs and the ways epistemic political efficacy ties into fake news.

Project Look Sharp hosts screening of ‘1984’ film

By | Apr 5, 2017

To examine the parallels of current events and fiction, cinemas across the country held screenings of the movie adaptation of George Orwell’s “1984.”

Speaker discusses importance of fighting fake news

By | Mar 7, 2017

Bob Freeman, executive director of the Committee on Open Government, tackled the phenomenon of “fake news” at a presentation held at Ithaca College.

National Recap: Trump’s war on media continues

By | Mar 1, 2017

Trump’s frequent peddling of “fake news” has often come in the wake of negative news reports about his administration or his policies.

Commentary: “Alternative facts” pose a danger to truth

By | Mar 1, 2017

By blurring that line, partisan news became fake news, and anything that didn’t align with official policy became invalid.

Free press is a cornerstone of democracy

By | Feb 8, 2017

News outlets should not have to fear that they will be labeled “fake” for reporting on real information.

Students lack awareness of fake news

By | Jan 23, 2017

Fake news stories proliferated during the election, to glorify or vilify either candidate, according to a news analysis by BuzzFeed News.

Editorial: Fake news undermines well-informed democracy

By | Dec 7, 2016

As the world grows more ideologically polarized, seeking out confirmation bias grows more tempting by the day.