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Fake News And Information Literacy: Creating Resources To Develop Source Evaluation Skills At The University Of Oregon Libraries, Carolina Hernandez 2017 University of Oregon

Fake News And Information Literacy: Creating Resources To Develop Source Evaluation Skills At The University Of Oregon Libraries, Carolina Hernandez

OLA Quarterly

In the months following the 2016 presidential election, much discussion has occurred regarding the proliferation of “fake news” and what impact it may have had on the election results. Regardless of whether there was an actual increase in fake news in the last year, it is certainly true that interest in the topic has increased dramatically. Interest appeared to peak in January, according to Google Trends (Google Trends, n.d.). Widespread concern over how to prevent the spread of this problem has lead to possible solutions cropping up often.

Though often excluded from these recommendations, libraries have the opportunity to ...


Ngos In Turkey’S Media Field: Causes, Sources And Potentials For Development, Altug Akin, Burak Dogu 2017 Izmir University of Economics

Ngos In Turkey’S Media Field: Causes, Sources And Potentials For Development, Altug Akin, Burak Dogu

Markets, Globalization & Development Review

This study elaborates on the non-governmental organizations in Turkey that operate within the broadly defined media field, where a wide variety of organizations, associations, movements and platforms are observed. Focusing on the two most disputed subdomains of the media in Turkey, namely news and information technologies, this descriptive research, at the first level, examines the causes or existence reasons of the NGOs along with their strategies, operations and achievements or failures. Their organizational forms and resources are studied at the second level. Third level of the study investigates their relations with a particular focus on their operational context. It has ...


The Prospector, July 25, 2017, UTEP Student Publications 2017 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, July 25, 2017, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: Duranguito Will Not Give Up


The Prospector, July 18, 2017, UTEP Student Publications 2017 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, July 18, 2017, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: Texas Legislative Special Session Agenda


The Prospector, July 11, 2017, UTEP Student Publications 2017 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, July 11, 2017, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: 3-D Printing Revolutionizes With New Program


The History Of The Ipad, Michael Scully 2017 Roger Williams University

The History Of The Ipad, Michael Scully

Proceedings of the New York State Communication Association

The purpose of this paper is to review the history of the iPad and its influence over contemporary computing. Although the iPad is relatively new, the tablet computer is having a long and lasting affect on how we communicate. With this essay, I attempt to review the technologies that emerged and converged to create the tablet computer. Of course, Apple and its iPad are at the center of this new computing movement.


The Evolution Of An Enduring Expertise: Understanding Irish Economists In Irish Public Discourse In The Great Recession, Joe Fitzgerald, Brendan O'Rourke 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology

The Evolution Of An Enduring Expertise: Understanding Irish Economists In Irish Public Discourse In The Great Recession, Joe Fitzgerald, Brendan O'Rourke

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This work focuses on the institutional and social contexts of Irish economists’ prominence in public discourse in Ireland during the Great Recession. While examining performative aspects of experts’ legitimacy is important, understanding the wider societal context of how particular professional expertise is recognised is also vital (Collins & Evans 2007). The economics profession generally is characterised by strong hierarchy and dense integration (Fourcade, 2009; Mirowski & Plehwe, 2009; Pautz, 2014), we explore such phenomena in the Irish context. The Irish context is of interest more generally as a prominent PIIGS country in the Eurozone crisis, as a small peripheral state and as a site of confluence between Anglo-American and European Influences. Its close relationships with both the United Kingdom and ...


The Question Of Journalism In A Post-Fact Trump World: Objectivity Is A Lie And The Teen Girl Can Lead A Revolution, LeeAnn Penz 2017 Columbia College Chicago

The Question Of Journalism In A Post-Fact Trump World: Objectivity Is A Lie And The Teen Girl Can Lead A Revolution, Leeann Penz

Cultural Studies Capstone Papers

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The Prospector, June 27, 2017, UTEP Student Publications 2017 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, June 27, 2017, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: Roller Derby: The Grunge and Grit of Sports


The Beauty Of Bhutan, Mike Grenby 2017 Bond University

The Beauty Of Bhutan, Mike Grenby

Mike Grenby

Spectacular scenery heads the long list of highlights for visitors to this Himalayan kingdom, writes Mike Grenby.


First Class Exploring, Mike Grenby 2017 Bond University

First Class Exploring, Mike Grenby

Mike Grenby

Fancy a first class-exploration option? Why not opt for the five-star comforts of the Orion as it cruises northern waters, writes Mike Grenby.


The Prospector, June 20, 2017, UTEP Student Publications 2017 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, June 20, 2017, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: SGA Launches Education Across Borders


The Prospector, June 13, 2017, UTEP Student Publications 2017 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, June 13, 2017, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: The Fight for Duranguito Continues


How Do Iowa Farmers Obtain And Use Market News?, J. Parry Dodds, K. R. Marvin 2017 Iowa State College

How Do Iowa Farmers Obtain And Use Market News?, J. Parry Dodds, K. R. Marvin

Research Bulletin (Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station)

How farmers get market news and what changes they suggest in the handling of market news is the subject of this study. The information herein was primarily obtained from a survey of 600 Iowa farmers interviewed in April and May 1949. It deals with the way farmers used market news in their last sale of any of six selected commodities before the interview. The importance of this information is indicated by the fact that, in 1948, the six commodities selected accounted for 90 percent of Iowa's cash farm income of $2,121,172,000.

Practically every farmer in the ...


What Does The Iowa Farmer Want From Radio Market News?, J. Parry Dodds, K. R. Marvin 2017 Iowa State College

What Does The Iowa Farmer Want From Radio Market News?, J. Parry Dodds, K. R. Marvin

Research Bulletin (Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station)

Most of the results in this report are based on a personal interview survey of Iowa open-country farmers. Ninety-six percent (178,000) of the operators of Iowa open-country farms sold one or more of Iowa's six top cash farm income products in 1948.

About 92 percent of the open-country zone farm operators listened to day-to-day broadcasts of market reports* before making their last sales of butcher hogs, cattle, corn, soybeans, cream or whole milk and eggs.


Black Models Matter: Challenging The Racism Of Aesthetics And The Facade Of Inclusion In The Fashion Industry, Scarlett L. Newman 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Black Models Matter: Challenging The Racism Of Aesthetics And The Facade Of Inclusion In The Fashion Industry, Scarlett L. Newman

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

The global fashion market is expanding every day, but often, the global fashion runways do not reflect that reality. On average, black models make up for six percent of models used on the runway during the fashion month calendar. This small percentage is also mirrored in advertisements and editorials featured in popular fashion magazines. In the 1970s, black models were met with great opportunities, and that success trickled down into the 1980s and the 1990s. As the 90s came to a close, top designers opted for an aesthetic that ultimately excluded models of color, but black models beared the brunt ...


The Failure Of News Media Agenda-Setting On Cannabis, Amanda Cranston 2017 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

The Failure Of News Media Agenda-Setting On Cannabis, Amanda Cranston

Journalism

This study uses the agenda-setting theory (McCombs & Shaw, 1972, p. 176) to examine the various aspects of cannabis coverage in the news media and how news media have presented cannabis and the numerous debates over cannabis uses. Cannabis has been a focus of U.S. news media since the 19th century and has been historically misrepresented in national and local news media. More recently, the U.S. has seen a great shift in the public’s attitude towards cannabis. With more and more states legalizing medical and even recreational use, news media are surging to meet the demands of its publics, even creating entire sections in certain regional newspapers for the cannabis beat. The national news media must take a different approach than those regional papers though; marijuana is not legal at the federal level nor in many states in any form. Both national and regional newspapers must address the issues accompanying the road to legalization at the federal level since federal law may supersede state law in any case as the legislation currently stands.


Sensationalism In Pakistani News Channels: A Downside Of Media Deregulation?, Shakeeb Asrar 2017 Northwestern University

Sensationalism In Pakistani News Channels: A Downside Of Media Deregulation?, Shakeeb Asrar

Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition

One of the most dynamic in South Asia, Pakistan’s vibrant and outspoken media is de facto credited to the media liberalization policies of 2002 by President Pervez Musharraf. Yet, the country’s media landscape, particularly the private news channels, are known to be sensational for their exaggerated reporting style. Using Pakistan’s two mainstream news channels, Geo News and BOL TV, as case studies, this research digs deeper into the history and establishment of private TV channels to show how 2002’s media deregulation is connected to the present sensational nature of the country’s broadcast industry. The paper ...


The Trump Presidency And The Press, John M. Greabe 2017 University of New Hampshire School of Law

The Trump Presidency And The Press, John M. Greabe

Legal Scholarship

[Excerpt] "It is not difficult to understand why presidents frequently voice frustration with the press. Imagine being subjected to critical analysis 24/7 by reporters, bloggers and pundits who often lack complete and accurate information but face competitive pressure to publish quickly."


The Ni Una Menos Movement In 21st Century Argentina: Combating More Than Femicide, Polly Terzian 2017 Dickinson College

The Ni Una Menos Movement In 21st Century Argentina: Combating More Than Femicide, Polly Terzian

Student Honors Theses By Year

The Ni Una Menos (Not One Less) movement was a march of over 200,000 people that took place in front of the Argentine National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 3, 2015. A group of Argentine women journalists organized this march to focus national attention on the need to combat femicide (the misogynistic killing of women) in Argentina as the death rate estimated that one woman was killed by a man every thirty hours. Mobilization for the movement emerged through the social media platform, Twitter, which served a vital role in the dissemination of the message and slogan ...


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