PACS news / March 30, 2018

History of Fake News by Former PACS Fellow – Mike Ananny

At USC, former Stanford PACS fellow, Mike Ananny is featured in  Five Minutes with Mike Ananny: On the history of fake news, challenges for journalists covering news today.

Hear his thoughts about, “How ‘fake news’ is not something new but has been around for a long time, and how journalists can overcome the reporting challenges in today’s political climate by understanding the cultures they report on, appreciating the complexities of different communication tools and platforms and staying critical and skeptical of both the tools and platforms they use.”