April Fools: Fake News - Shared screen with speaker view
trump was on trial for it and the truth was found wasn't it or am I wrong
Are there national news outlets that don't have an agenda? Or are there outlets identified as biased one way or the other? I can find some of that online, but not all...
I definitely think there should be conversation too around our responsibility to intake information and find sources that are credible. There will always be bias but how do we make sure we are using sources that are disseminating information with limited bias?
There will be Q&A at 2PM MST. But please keep posting question.
How do you respond to legitimate requests for corrections in publications? How important is it to publish a correction?
Why is our bony politic so preoccupied with the control of foreign-originating speech, true or false, when our first and fundamental founding right is free speech?
If you verify an error has been made, it is absolutely critical that the mistake be acknowledged and corrected. It is imperative to maintain immediate and long-term credibility.
But, don't outlets need ratings and readership in order to stay open? News is consumer driven; how else do you keep on the lights in the organization?
If information on Facebook/Twitter/Tumblr or another social media is found, ALWAYS ask for sources.
Ultimately, what is the role of the educator, especially when students carry such intense bias from home?
What are sunshine laws?
to Terri: law requiring certain proceedings of government agencies to be open or available to the public.
Even as students, MEDIA in general has a VAST amounts of rules and regulations we have to follow including certain laws.
In logic, a statement like "The Liberal Media" is called a glittering generality
False, fallacious reasoning
source for that? Proof?
How do you balance not naming a source with protecting that source from harm?
Are sites like https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/ valid for checking a media outlet's bias?
This is a great conversation for those of us in the choir. How can we spread the key points of today’s discussion to the bar stool crowd of talk radio listeners, et al?
At least in the Black Hills, there are no media critics that are available to the reading and listening audiences. The reporters and news organizations (i.e. owners) are too polite to say anything critical about their competition. Is this healthy?
agreed davidsuper, what about the integral conservative bias in the Black Hills logistics
Thanks so much for putting this together Mary and others! And thanks to my students who joined the call!
I have a question about sources
I think we have just experienced the dangers of all of this
Sources: if the Washington Post had had to name sources, Watergate scandal would never have been exposed.
Terri - I think the standard of using unnamed sources needs to be that journalists need to confirm the information with at least two other sources before you can use that unnamed source. That’s what I mean by standards and ethics in journalism.
Great discussion, everyone. Can we do this at least weekly? Consider me a fired-up old geezer.