Fake News With Special Guest Nolan Higdon

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The Official Project Censored Show
The Official Project Censored Show
Fake News With Special Guest Nolan Higdon
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On this week’s Project Censored Show, Mickey Huff and Nolan Higdon discuss the topic of fake news and how it relates to Higdon’s forthcoming book, “The Anatomy of Fake News: A Critical News Literacy Education.” The discussion includes a look at the long history of fake news, as well as Higdon’s proposed fake news detection kit and the importance of critical media literacy education.

Notes:
Nolan Higdon teaches history and media studies at California State University, East Bay, and is a frequent contributor to the annual Project Censored books. He and Mickey Huff are the authors of the recent City Lights book “United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and what we can do about it) and was one of the writers/directors of the recent Project Censored documentary, “United States of Distraction: Fighting the Fake News Invasion.”