Conversations with Jim Zirin

Have We Come To Accept Fake News?

04/02/2019 | 26m 46s  | Video has closed captioning.

The term “fake news” is associated with Donald Trump, but it was with us long before he promised to “Make America Great Again.” Former Columbia School of Journalism Dean Nicholas Lemann analyzes the problem and tells Jim Zirin there is a certain type of fake news that the country thinks is OK.

Aired: 04/02/19

Rating: NR

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Conversations with Jim Zirin is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN PBS.