The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Readers beware of fake news

Readers beware of fake news

Ira Lazo,
Contributor

December 8, 2016

It’s getting more difficult to distinguish between real and fake news content online. Like others, I am guilty of re-posting an article based on the title alone, and I have fallen for articles made to look like real news stories with clickbait titles more times than I would ever care to sh...

The media must be held accountable for dividing this country

The media must be held accountable for dividing this country

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Contributor

November 17, 2016

The current political climate in this country is the most toxic it’s been in my lifetime. In a mad dash to prove themselves right—because nothing is worse than a newspaper admitting that it got something wrong—they’re spreading false information. “Big media” outlets like CNN, Huffington Post, ...

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