In a world with Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news channels, talk radio, citizen journalism, fake news, real news, audiences are drowning in an overwhelming overload of information. Clearly a guidepost is needed to identify what is a trustworthy and a reliable source of news and information.
Delaware Humanities' podcast– A Matter of Facts – delves into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming. In season 2 of the podcast, it examine more closely popular sources of news and information.
This week on The Green, we bring you the first episode of season 2 of A Matter of Facts – featuring a conversation about Wikipedia with University of Delaware professor of English Thomas Leitch – author of the book Wikipedia U: Knowledge, Authority, And Liberal Education In The Digital Age.