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Jared Bendis

The presidential campaign which just concluded will be remembered for many things including a new internet phenomenon that made headlines - fake news.   Made-up stories featured on phony websites often  about political issues found their way onto well-trafficked internet platforms including facebook and Googe, leading many to wonder if these fake stories influenced voters.  

Case Western Reserve University's Jared Bendis explains what was driving the creation of this mis-information.

Jared's 2016 holiday tech gift guide

Hear the interview with Jared Bendis on Tuesday at 12:33 p.m. during Here & Now featuring the Sound of Applause on 90.3. 

Jared Bendis, Creative New Media Officer of Digital Learning & Scholarship, CWRU

Dave DeOreo is coordinating producer for Ideastream Public Media’s arts and culture team.