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Post-Truth and Fake News - by Stephen Downes

Post-Truth and Fake News - by Stephen Downes | immersive media | Scoop.it
Yes, by all means, do something about the fake news that is propagating through Facebook and Twitter. But let's not forget that we hav

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, November 22, 2016 12:54 PM
Ken's Key Takeaway:
I am a big fan of Stephen Downes' academic work and his social commentary.  I like how this article focuses on what consumers of media can do to be accountable to ourselves instead of creating a list of websites to ban.

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Mark Bauerlein: The Adolescent Instinct & 'The Dumbest Generation'

Andy Nash speaks with Dr. Mark Bauerlein on how modern social technology and targeted media isolate and absorb young people as often, if not more, than those...

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, September 11, 2013 5:04 PM

I am giving Bauerlein a new ear. I agree with his idea of a prisoner who is released into the modern age after years of being in jail.  We live in a different world!  In a library, all students are huddled around computers, none are in 'the stacks'.