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Category Archives: Digital Deception
Will the Democratization of Information Destroy the Democracy?
Personally, I want to celebrate the democratization of information, but I may have overlooked how scoundrels and profiteers would use it. Continue reading
Posted in Digital Deception, Digital publishing Tagged democracy, Digital Deception, digital publishing, fake news, government, media, news, politics, Trump 11 Comments
Digital Deception Redux: Is Fake News a Laughing Matter?
Fake news — nothing new Continue reading
Posted in Digital Deception, Uncategorized Tagged Digital Deception, digital publishing, fake news, FBI, NRCC, satire, The Onion 7 Comments
Photo Tour of the Minors Pt. 4 — The Indies
Visits to Cambell’s Field and Skylands Park Continue reading
Posted in Baseball, Digital Deception, History, Sports Tagged ballparks, baseball, Camden Riversharks, Campbell's Field, MiLB, minor league, Skylands Park, sports, stadiums, Sussex County Miners 1 Comment
Digital Deception: Is Fake News a Laughing Matter?
It is not just clickbaiters that use fake news to accomplish their goals. It has also reportedly been a tactic of both the FBI and the Republican Party. Continue reading
Posted in Digital Deception, Digital publishing Tagged clickbait, Digital Deception, digital publishing, fake news, FBI, GOP, Orson Welles, RNCC, satire, The Onion, War of the Worlds 26 Comments
Digital Deception: Wikipedia’s PR Problem
In June of this year a joint statement was issued by 11 PR firms promising to not try to edit Wikipedia articles about their clients without going through “proper channels.” Some of the biggest names in the business were part … Continue reading
Posted in Digital Deception, Digital publishing Tagged Digital Deception, digital publishing, marketing, PR, PR agencies, Wiki-PR, Wikipedia, Wikiwashing 24 Comments
Digital Deception: Catfish
So far in my Digital Deception series I’ve encountered phonies who used their fake identities to promote their products or business, to trash their competitors, to catch criminals or spy on ideological enemies, to spread propaganda or to enhance their reputation. … Continue reading
Posted in Digital Deception Tagged catfish, dating sites, Digital Deception, Manti Te'o, Nev Schulman, online profiles 21 Comments