Jim Boren receives Champion of Journalism Education Award

Ed Galdrikian (left and Jim Boren (right)

The award was presented to Boren by retired high school journalism educator Ed Galdrikian and recognized him for speaking at educational journalism conferences and conventions around the state and volunteering at an inner-city elementary school to help underperforming students improve their reading levels.

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‘The Open Mind’ host discusses 2020 president race in virtual event

'The Open Mind' host Alexander Heffner

The Institute for Media and Public Trust at Fresno State presents a talk with journalist Alexander Heffner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, live on Zoom. Registration is free, and the event is open to the community. In his talk entitled “The 2020 Campaign: Uncivil and Unwell in America,” Heffner will examine the critical role of information integrity in facilitating […]

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How to spot fake news as the coronavirus spreads

Reporters with various forms of "fake news" from an 1894 illustration by Frederick Burr Opper

COVID-19 (coronavirus) information and guidelines are changing at a rapid rate. As the public watches store shelves empty and learn of new restrictions on public gatherings, fear and uncertainty have been the breeding ground for fake news.

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