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Understanding "fake news," & why defeating it isn't a fix-all

After the dust from our toxic post-election discourse settled, the talk of traditional and social media turned to “fake news” – a term that has taken on new meaning in recent years, and new prominence in the 2016 presidential race. 1,550 more words

Media

Grandad, what's the WiFi password?

Visiting my grandparents as a child is one of my greatest memories. When my brother and I were young they would spoil us rotten. Food, tea, and free control of the AUSTAR remote. 498 more words

Uow

Is It Ever Right to Bear False Witness?

Okay, it’s a stupid question. None of God’s Ten Commandments comes with an “except” clause. Case in point:

Yesterday we received one of those chain emails, this one regarding Nancy Pelosi (D-Transylvania) and a plan to levy a “windfall tax” on retirement income. 330 more words

Religion