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Connections: The role of public media in helping audiences sort through fake news

So-called "fake news" continues to offer problems. Sometimes it's propaganda. Sometimes it's a hoax. Sometimes it's unsourced, bad information.

Public media has a vital role in helping the public sort through what is real and what is not. We discuss that role, how it's performed, and whether our guests think fake news is here to stay. Our guests:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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