Dan Gillmor

Arizona State University

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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.

Partisanship and Racism from the Bully Pulpit

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.

from To the Point

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.

from To the Point

It's hard enough to figure out what's true and what's not from the mainstream news media and the declarations of politicians.

Is viral fake news really a threat to democracy?

It's hard enough to figure out what's true and what's not from the mainstream news media and the declarations of politicians.

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