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Fake News, Then and Now

Fake News, Then and Now

Tracy Campbell— In his first fireside chat after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt urged Americans “to reject all rumors,” noting that “these ugly little hints of complete disaster fly thick and… READ MORE

Mercury in Fish

Mercury in Fish

Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall— Elemental mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature. Aristotle called it “quicksilver,” a term that captures its strange beauty. But… READ MORE

Solove and the future of publishing

Posting about Yale Press’ foray into new media, the Freakonomics blog of the New York Times announced that the “free e-book movement has officially begun.” They cite Yale Press titles… READ MORE

Solove C-SPAN Interview on YouTube

Daniel Solove, author of The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet, was recently interviewed by C-SPAN for their weekly series, “The Communicators.” C-SPAN has now made… READ MORE

YUP authors on FM radio

A. K. Sandoval-Strausz, author of Hotel: An American History, appeared on WBUR Boston’s On Point to discuss “how America invented the hotel, and how the hotel invented America.” You can… READ MORE

YUP authors on the airwaves

Ben Kiernan was interviewed by Lewis Lapham, former Harper’s editor and now editor of Lapham’s Quarterly. They discussed Kiernan’s recently released Blood and Soil on Lapham’s radio program “The World… READ MORE

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