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Dueling Environmental Ideals Delay Ontario Nuclear “Dump”

Grey mountains of snow and rock-hard sand indicate it’ll still be a few weeks before the shores of Lake Huron’s Station Beach are warm enough to draw flocks of tourists to the quaint port town of Kincardine, Ontario. If you squint toward the north on the pebbly beach, past the lighthouse and boardwalks, you’ll be […]

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At the beginning of the semester, I wrote that I thought that my own bias might interfere with my work. I was surprised at how easy it actually was to go into my news story objectively, just asking the reasonable questions- to slip out of that biased mindset. I also wrote that the headline of […]

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Where Fake News Goes to Die

My choice for this week is the CNN story, Where Fake News Goes to Die, from March 10th, 2017. http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/10/us/snopes-day-in-the-life-trnd/ It’s less a “day in the life” story, as promised by the URL, than an abridged history of mythbusting website Snopes.com, coupled with information about their procedure. In light of the influence of fake news on the 2016 […]

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