Rosa Eberly

Pennsylvania State University

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Rosa Eberly is an associate professor of communication arts and sciences and English at Pennsylvania State University, and the author of several books on the impact of language on society and democracy.

Rosa Eberly on KCRW

When To the Point went on the air in the year 2000, the Y2K scare had turned out to be "fake news." The big story was the disputed presidential election.

The news media and a crisis of credibility

When To the Point went on the air in the year 2000, the Y2K scare had turned out to be "fake news." The big story was the disputed presidential election.

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Robert Dear is accused of shooting up a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs last week, killing a police officer along with two other people and injuring six more.

Political Speech and Violent Action

Robert Dear is accused of shooting up a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs last week, killing a police officer along with two other people and injuring six more.

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