Blog Archives for January 2017

Trump Revisited

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
January 27, 2017

Shortly after Donald Trump's election I wrote a blog titled "On Trump" in which I briefly examined some of the myths about his election; I revisit it in light of the first week of his presidency.

Reading Romance Novels in Jamaica

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
January 17, 2017

A conversation with a Jamaican reader of romance novels. 

Parsing ‘Fake News’

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
January 03, 2017

‘Fake News' has become a social boogeyman over the past few months. Because "fake news" is so commonly encountered (both the phrase itself and variants of the phenomena it purports to describe), it's useful to briefly unpack that concept.

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