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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.

Aug 18, 2019

This week Beth and Kelly continue to explore the theme of when fake news happens to you... and we talk with Teri Yuan, from the En(gender)ed podcast about a syndrome called PAS or "Parental Alienation Syndrome". Trigger warning/Content Warning:  This episode contains discussion of domestic violence, and violence against...

Aug 20, 2018

In this episode Beth and Elizabeth - who is filling in for Kelly on vacation - talk about something *good* in the land of fake news.  
Wait.  What?  Yes - it's true, something good happened, a bridge was crossed... we think.  In August 2018 Apple, Facebook, Google and Spotify among others all announced that they would...

Jul 23, 2018

In this episode Beth and Kelly interview Alex Kaplan from Media Matters for America. Mr. Kaplan is a research coordinator with a focus on far-right media and fake news. Media Matters for America is a Web-based non-profit founded in 2004. They are a progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively...

Jun 25, 2018

This week Beth and Kelly talk about how fake news is affecting kids. The truth is, kids today have less trust for news sources than ever before. What can parents and schools do to help kids figure out who to trust in this topsy-turvy fake news world? Join us as we talk kids, fake news and stick around for some jams.

Mar 17, 2018

In this episode, Beth and Kelly discuss satire and whether it should be considered fake news. Surprise - it's not! However, you can't just call fake news satire and get away with it either. There's a fine, cringeworthy line you just cannot cross. Good satire can be anything from The Onion to The Daily Show - but...