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I Can't Believe it's Not News: A Podcast about Fake News

Discussing fake news one article at a time.  Thoughts and opinions on how to respond to fake news.  Combating the changes to our society based on disinformation and propaganda.  Spread Jam.  Not lies.

Mar 31, 2018

In this episode Beth and Kelly dive into SCIENCE! A few weeks ago an article about Astronaut Scott Kelly went viral that inspired us to look further into how fake science is put out as real news. In this case, it was merely a sensational headline that needed further examination to get to the truth, but many times science is used to generate clicks - whether they are based on fear (Scientists Confirm Chocolate Definitely Causes Cancer) or comfort (Scientists Confirm Chocolate Definitely Prevents Cancer).