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Will News Literacy Help Tackle Fake News in the United States?

 

Fake news is more of a disgusting issue than an interesting one, and almost everyone we meet in the United States talks about it. In order to tackle and spot the fabricated news, some academicians have recently added a new “news literacy” module to journalism curriculum.

The issue of fake news became unprecedentedly widespread after the U.S. presidential elections and, especially, when President Donald Trump began accusing mainstream media of spreading fake news about his campaign and his presidency.

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Continued U.N.'s Sanctions Keep Provoking North Korea to Test Missiles

 

North Korea's nuclear provocations are said to be an undeniably potential threat to the United States and its allies – particularly South Korea and Japan. The United Nations has so far failed to stop the isolated nation's missile tests by placing harsh economic sanctions for more than a decade.

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Iran Nuclear Deal at Risk? Stop Trump's 'Irrational' Moves

 

The United States and its allies in 2015 achieved a historic achievement by brokering a nuclear deal with Iran to stop making nuclear weapons. Now President Donald Trump is said to be seeking ways to unravel the deal by convincing the world that the Islamic nation is not complying with the accord anymore.

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Northern Minnesota Community Meets with WPI Fellows

Northern Minnesota Community Meets with WPI Fellows

 

Local Minnesota residents were invited to take part in two forums where 10 international journalists, sponsored by the World Press Institute, answered audience questions and shared their perspectives on the mainstream media in the era of “fake news.”

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Trump's Aggressive Stance Against Pakistan Seen Viable to Regional Stability

 

Like many Afghans, I was not expecting that President Donald Trump would break 16 years of U.S. silence to publicly slam Pakistan for providing safe havens to the Afghan Taliban, as he did in his remarks on the United States' policy in Afghanistan and South Asia.

"We can no longer be silent about Pakistan's safe havens," Trump said on Aug. 21 in Fort Myer Arlington, Va. "Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our effort in Afghanistan. It has much to lose by continuing to harbor terrorists."

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Is Technology Killing Print Journalism in the U.S.?

In the very early age of journalism, the emergence of technology in the shape of power-steamed machines helped print media outlets to lower the cost of printing by one-sixth and significantly boost readership across the United States. In the present era, advanced technology, especially the internet, now seems to be destroying the readership of print journalism.

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