The Fake News Course Sillybus
Here is the list of assignments & readings from UnderAcademy College Course: How to Write and Read Fake News: Journullism in the Age of Trump. Co-Digressors Talan Memmott and Mark C. Marino, first taught Jan 20th-Feb 10, 2017. The course had about 142 registered users, with 90 subscribing to the listserv. For more information, see this article in Slingshot. Also, see these real news articles in EdSurge, Seeker, & The College Fix.
Students were encouraged to post articles regularly in one of our three course organs.
CTRL-ALT-RIGHT: our right-wing tabloid.
West of Knob Lick: Our left-leaning broadsheet.
The Trumpet Blow Institute: A think tank where journullists published fake studies to support their fake news posts.
How to Fake News (video)
Fake News, a look back and I made you look:
* Timeline & Typology of Fake News
My professor gave a lecture on Fake News & I can’t tell if he’s kidding by Clish MacLaver
Fake News Press Conferences
- Responding to the President’s War on Fake News (Talan, Mark)
- The Hunt for the Troll: Part I, Part II, Part III (Mark)