first_imgJohn McPhee and Willie Hensley in a newspaper clipping from 1980 when the two were awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Alaska. (Photo: Willie Hensley)Fake news. Lame stream media. Journalism these days is getting a really bad rap. In an era when you can find a constant stream of information on the internet 24 hours a day, how important are news organizations?Listen HereHOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS:Julia O’Malley – freelancer writer-former ADN reporterMichael Carey – Columnist and Former editorial page editor-ANDStatewide callers Participate:Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcastPost your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.A prime example of fake news courtesy of Climatologist Brian Brettschneider. (Note that this photo is inaccurate)last_img

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