Here is the next installment of my propaganda syllabus, this time I focus on recent treatments of issues associated with what’s been called “fake news.” The notion of fake news is, of course, quite similar to how I’ve been using the concept of propaganda.

As always, I welcome your comments and suggestions. The next posting is tentatively under the category of”dynamics of belief.”

Borel, B. 2017. Fact-Checking Won’t Save Us From Fake News, FiveThirtyEight, Jan 4.

R. Darnton, 2017. The True History of Fake News, The New York Review of Books, 13 Feb.

Kloor, K. 2017. Journalism under attack, Issues in Science and Technology, Winter.

McAllister, T. 2012. Walter Lippmann and the Crisis in Journalism, Public Discourse.

Oremus, W. 2016. Stop Calling Everything “Fake News”, Salon, Dec 6.

Soll, J. 2016. The Long and Brutal History of Fake News, Politico, Dec 18.