Dan Gillmor

Arizona State University

Guest

Dan Gillmor is Digital Media Professor at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the author of Mediactive, about how to navigate through the information chaos.

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Teddy Roosevelt coined the term “Bully Pulpit.” Other presidents have used it to get the nation behind them. For President Trump, it’s an instrument of division.

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Fake news isn't new. It's about as old as news itself.

The way forward in a post-truth world

Fake news isn't new. It's about as old as news itself.

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Is viral fake news really a threat to democracy?

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