Course Description

MIT 3872G-001 (Winter 2018)   Special Topics in MIT: Fake News

Instructor: Y. Chen

Course Description

Are we really living in a post-truth world filled with alternative facts? Who gets to decide what's fake news and what's real? From fabrications and satire to propaganda and just plain shoddy reporting, this course examines the production and consumption of fake news and its place in our modern media ecosystem.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course