Category Archives: Public Relations

Fake News and Real Gatekeepers

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, fake news has become a major news topic (note the irony). These are fabricated stories published on the web, designed to stimulate traffic with sensational headlines and claims. The sites presenting fake news … Continue reading

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Clinton and Pollsters Lose

On November 8, Hillary Clinton lost her bid for president of the United States. “Shocking” and “upset” were some descriptions of the defeat. National and state polls had put Clinton ahead for most of the race. News media conveyed the … Continue reading

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Involuntary Transparency: Trump and Clinton

The Washington Post released a 2005 recording of Donald Trump making lewd comments about women, bragging about using his celebrity to grope them with impunity. WikiLeaks released emails detailing portions of Hillary Clinton’s paid speeches preceding her 2016 presidential run … Continue reading

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