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Research & Scholarship

Fake News

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Defining Fake News: “Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: Everything else is public relations.” George Orwell wrote that. Except that he did not. Source attributions linking the statement to Orwell are omnipresent across many websites, and even within some academic journals. Yet, a connection is not established to Orwell having ever […]

Survey Results Highlight Value of Information Literacy and Common Language

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Recently released results from an EBSCO survey of over 200 undergraduate college students had a few surprises, as well as a number findings that are right in line with my own understanding of college students’ study and research habits. I found the following finding to be surprising and significant, as well as relevant to strategic […]