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COM 461 - Fake News and Fact-Checking

Campus: Springfield


This course not only provides an overview of fake news, but also discusses legal and ethical issues related to fake news. It also explores the roles and characteristics of fake news as well as some trends of fake news in the world as well as in the United States. By exploring the history of both fake news and fact-checking around the world, this course will focus on a critical analysis of fake news as well as the background of fake news.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall , Summer


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