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Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: Fact Checking, The New Journalism

Synopsis
This interview was conducted in the context of the 2016 US Presidential Election campaign. In it, Lucas Graves, assistant professor in the school of journalism and mass communication at the University of Wisconsin Madison talks to James Kates about the emergence of fact checking as a necessary, if often maligned , attempt to get at the the elusive thing called ‘truth’.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2016
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
Clinton, Hillary; elections; journalism; media reporting; political debate; USA; Trump, Donald

Online availability

URI
http://podacademy.org/podcasts/lies-damn-lies-statistics-fact-checking-new-journalism/
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
James Kates; Lucas Graves

Distributor

Name

Pod Academy

Email
thepod@podacademy.org
Web
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