Survey Examines Faux News in the Digital Age

Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting: The 2017 Missouri-Hurley Symposium By Jennifer Lewallen Columbia, Mo. (March 20, 2017) — American adults are more confident than they should be about their ability to distinguish between real and fake news headlines. They also believe they’re much less likely than their friends to share fake … Continued

CBS’ Major Garrett to Journalists: Look to History for Comfort During Early Trump Presidency

Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting: The 2017 Missouri-Hurley Symposium By Molly Olmstead and Kaishuo Zhao Washington (March 20, 2017) — When CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett hears journalists worrying about being labeled the enemy of the Trump administration, he points to history. “The words are extreme, but [President … Continued

White House Press Corps: We’re Not Whining, We’re Working

Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting: The 2017 Missouri-Hurley Symposium By Francisco Vara-Ortia and Riley Beggin Washington (March 20, 2017) — “We’ve got to stop whining and just do our jobs,” Fox News Chief White House Correspondent John Roberts said March 9 at the 2017 Missouri-Hurley Symposium, “Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future … Continued

Former White House Officials: Trump, Conventional Press Corps Face New Media Environment

Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting: The 2017 Missouri-Hurley Symposium By Adam Aton and Jieyang Zheng Washington (March 20, 2017) — Two former White House officials, a Democrat and a Republican, believe the Trump administration has been hampered in getting its messages out by the rapidly evolving media environment and a president … Continued

Fact-Checkers Believe Appetite for Accuracy Will Grow Despite a Lack of Trust in News

Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting: The 2017 Missouri-Hurley Symposium By Zack Newman and Sheila Wang Washington (March 20, 2017)  — Journalists for the three leading fact-checking organizations said their role is to examine the claims of politicians and present the facts, not persuade the public of certain conclusions. The fact-checkers spoke … Continued

BBC Radio Visits with Dean Kurpius About Challenges Facing Journalists

Emerging Technologies, Social Media Give Citizens Access to Information Washington (March 13, 2017) — BBC newsreader Charissa Chadderton visited with Dean David Kurpius after the March 9 Missouri-Hurley Symposium on Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting. The symposium, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., was sponsored by the Missouri … Continued