John McManus

A former journalist, professor, and now an author, John McManus founded a consumer report for San Francisco Bay Area journalism, GradeTheNews.org, at Stanford. His most recent book is Don't Be Fooled: A Citizen's Guide to News and Information in the Digital Age. His books have twice won the annual research award of the Society of Professional Journalists.

by John McManus

With professional journalism imploding and an exploding infosphere online, on cable, and on air that’s bursting with questionable news and information, how can a consumer or citizen become informed without being misled? A page from www.martinlutherking.org This new information landscape is as vast as the Sahara, but full of mirages. You can look up almost […] more »