Michael Heusner
Nov 2, 2019

The Society of Professional Journalists takes on 'fake news'

The organization is lawyering up and aims to improve media literacy.

The Society of Professional Journalists SPJ is fed up with US President Donald Trump’s use of the term fake news and has come up with a novel way to deal with the issue.

In order to educate the public about what fake news actually is and the ramifications of misusing it, the SPJ has decided to trademark the term in its latest campaign. This move will force Donald Trump, as well as other politicians, celebrities...

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