Tag Archives: Lies

“Earth-Shattering”: In Testimony Against Trump, Michael Cohen Preparing to Shock Lawmakers with Disclosures | Vanity Fair

Michael Cohen leaves the Monocle restaurant on Capitol Hill on Thursday, February 21, 2019. By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call.
Michael Cohen leaves the Monocle restaurant on Capitol Hill on Thursday, February 21, 2019. By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call.

“Now, Cohen plans to air the president’s dirty laundry during three days of congressional hearings—a final act of allocution before he reports to prison in May. According to people familiar with his preparation, Cohen’s testimony will include allegations of racism, lies, infidelity, and criminal misconduct while in office. Cohen has been preparing for this very public moment every day for the last several weeks, according to people familiar with the situation, as he tries to square his wrongdoings in the face of great skepticism.”

Source: “Earth-Shattering”: In Testimony Against Trump, Michael Cohen Preparing to Shock Lawmakers with Disclosures | Vanity Fair

How to Teach Information Literacy in an Era of Lies – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Whatever your discipline, you should also be teaching students how to understand, assess, evaluate, and apply information.

Source: How to Teach Information Literacy in an Era of Lies – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Don’t get fooled again by bogus links, bots and pure bunk. Here’s how. – The Washington Post

Alexios Mantzarlis, director of the International Fact-Checking Network, at a conference last year. (Diego Epstein )
Alexios Mantzarlis, director of the International Fact-Checking Network, at a conference last year. (Diego Epstein )

“With the proliferation of hoaxes, conspiracy theories, doctored photos and lies that look like news, it’s inevitable: We’re all chumps sometimes.For those who are tired of it, along comes the first International Fact-Checking Day — which arrived, appropriately, on Sunday, just after April Fools’ Day.Think of it as a global counterpunch on behalf of truth.”

Source: Don’t get fooled again by bogus links, bots and pure bunk. Here’s how. – The Washington Post

Covering politics in a “post-truth” America | Brookings Institution

In a new Brookings Essay, Politico editor Susan Glasser chronicles how political reporting has changed over the course of her career and reflects on the state of independent journalism after the 2016 election.

Source: Covering politics in a “post-truth” America | Brookings Institution