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Extreme Waves, Melting Canadian Glaciers, Lionfish in the Gulf, and More in the Environmental Science News Source

The latest research on the environment in the Environmental Science News Source

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Fake News and Social Media: Virginia Tech Expert Available to Discuss Impact on Beliefs

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Wikipedia Readers Get Shortchanged by Copyrighted Material

When Google Books digitized 40 years worth of copyrighted and out-of-copyright issues of Baseball Digest magazine, Wikipedia editors realized they had scored. Suddenly they had access to pages and pages of player information from a new source. Yet not all information could be used equally: citations to out-of-copyright issues increased 135 percent more than issues still subject to copyright restrictions, according to a new Berkeley-Haas study.

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Reuters Media Award to Boost Sustainable Ag Coverage

Through May 31, 2017, The Thomas Reuters Foundation and Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition are calling all journalists, bloggers, freelancers, and individuals covering a variety of food issues to enter for a chance to win nearly US$11,000, an all-expenses paid media training program, and access to an audience one billion strong.

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Panel to Examine Media's Role in Racial, Political Discourse

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The University of Illinois at Chicago's African American studies department will present "The Press, Race, and Contemporary Politics," a panel discussion addressing the role of news media in debates about race and politics.

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Experts on Immigration, Refugees, Lincoln, and Fake News in the U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

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WashU Expert: The Importance of the First Amendment

Greg Magarian, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and noted expert on constitutional law, discusses what he sees as three prominent First Amendment issues that are important to emphasize right now: freedom of the press, proposed state laws directed at limiting street protests and free speech on campus.“A free press, street protests and activist students.

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Gov. Inslee to Gonzaga Students: Journalism More Important than Ever for American Democracy

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By Peter Tormey SPOKANE, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee told Gonzaga University journalism students Friday that the increasingly blurred lines between fact and fiction in American public discourse threatens our democracy, underscoring the crucial importance of quality journalism.

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Journalism Professor Speaks to Inevitability of Fake News

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The Causes and Consequences of Fake News: 3 Media Experts

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Wolters Kluwer to Publish Two Journals on Behalf of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, is pleased to be named publisher of two new journals―the Journal of Healthcare Management (JHM) and Frontiers of Health Services Management―by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the preeminent professional society for healthcare leaders and executives.

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Founding Fathers Used Fake News, Racial Fear-Mongering to Unite Colonies During American Revolution, New Book Reveals

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Fake news and fear-based political dialogue are nothing new to politics. In fact, the Founding Fathers of the United States used these types of tactics to unite the 13 colonies during the American Revolution, according to a new book from Robert Parkinson, assistant professor of history at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Author Ta-Nehisi Coates to Join Faculty of NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute

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Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me, will join the faculty of New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute as a Distinguished Writer in Residence.

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Antidote for Partisanship? In Science, Curiosity Seems to Work

Disputes over science-related policy issues such as climate change or fracking often seem as intractable as other politically charged debates. But in science, at least, simple curiosity might help bridge that partisan divide, according to new research.

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Psychologists Available to Discuss Psychology of Deception

With the growing disagreement between the White House and the media over what constitutes fact, the American Psychological Association has made available psychology experts who can comment on the issue of deception, including why some people (politicians and private individuals alike) choose to dissemble, how to identify when someone is attempting to deceive and what individuals can do to protect themselves from falling victim to falsehoods in the public sphere.

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Harvard Medical School Announces 2017 Media Fellowships

Harvard Medical School’s Media Fellowship program, now entering its 20th year, is accepting applications for its spring 2017 sessions. The fellowships bring together top health and science journalists and preeminent researchers and physician-scientists for a weeklong educational immersion on the HMS campus in Boston.

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News Media Registration Open for ENDO 2017: The 99th Annual Meeting & EXPO in Orlando, FL

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will be held April 1-4, in Orlando, FL.

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​Not Just Funny: Satirical News Has Serious Political Effects

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Satirical news programs, often dismissed as mere entertainment, have real political effects on the people who watch them, new research suggests.A study found that people chose satirical news that matched their pre-existing attitudes – liberal or conservative – and that watching satirical news reinforced those attitudes as much as watching serious news.

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Call for Proposals: Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting

The Goodman Institute is currently seeking proposals for investigative stories that serve the public interest. The application deadline is Monday, February 20.

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Pulitzer Center Panel Features Front-Line Journalists on Cuba

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications will host an impressive slate of journalists with recent reporting experience in Cuba for a panel discussion about the country’s uncertain future.The panel discussion is part of Medill’s new partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a nonprofit organization, based in Washington D.







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