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Jeff Berry, Skuse Professor of American Politics, looks at the history and business of fake news in the US in a blog posting for the Oxford University Press: "Anyone with a laptop and an Internet connection can be in the news business (such as the rise of "citizen journalists"). Read More >

Kelly Greenhill, Associate Professor of Political Science, has been award the 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to, as the TuftsNow press release states, "further her research on how rumors, conspiracy theories, myths, propaganda, and entertainment media influence the beliefs and decision-making of individuals and governments." Read More >

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