Making Real Money from Fake News

Making Real Money from Fake News

The term fake news is thrown around quite a bit these days, but what people might not realize is that there’s big money being made when fake stories go viral on social media. The ad-tech side can be complicated, so Carolee McGrath sought answers from UMass researchers...
Teaching the Politics of the End of the World

Teaching the Politics of the End of the World

College certainly requires students to stretch as writers, forcing them to be critical thinkers. At UMass Amherst, Assistant Professor of Political Science Paul Musgrave assigns his students an essay on the politics of the ends of the world. Musgrave joined Carolee...