The History Files #81: News: Real, Fake and Yellow

47 mins - Published Sat, Jan 14, 2017 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

We all want to know what’s going on in our world and elsewhere, but who can we trust to give us “all the news that’s fit to print” or tell us “that’s the way it was”? This week we look at the origins of the news media, how it became a business, and try to figure out what’s “fake news” and what’s “real news”. Yep, it’s all the news about news.

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