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OPINION: Fake news needs to retire

Since President Trump’s inauguration, the term “fake news” has dominated discussions about journalism.

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

It’s time for us to stop using the term fake news. We should eliminate the phrase altogether from our vocabulary because it’s lazy, problematic and does a disservice to hardworking journalists who are trying to provide truth, facts and transparency in today’s alternative facts society. The term fake news i...

In age of fake news, lying more part of ‘fundamental human condition’ than ever

President Donald Trump is dominating the media’s attention for the Republican primary.

Jenna Ranieri, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

With lies being spoken and tweeted by our president, lying has become the forefront of our culture. When the president of a country, someone who is supposed to lead by example, makes it normal to lie, others follow suit. Between the internet and politicians, sometimes it seems like there are more li...

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