“Fake News” is a phrase that has come to be used frequently over the past 3 years. Is this a new phenomenon, or has it been around for a long while? Dr. Stephen A. Goldman will be your guide on a visual “magic carpet” ride through five centuries of historical newspapers to answer that question and to allow audience members to determine for themselves what is real and what is illusion. You might be surprised at the answer!

goldman

Steve Goldman, DDS

For nearly 50 years, Dr. Stephen Goldman has been a serious collector of historical newspapers and their precursors. His extensive archive focuses on important historical events over the past 7 centuries. His collection forms the nucleus of the News History Gallery at the NEWSEUM in Washington, DC.

Share this course
Related Courses You Might Enjoy
civil-war

Stephen A. Goldman

Using a "magic carpet" of old newspapers, view the Civil War from very different perspectives.
230-presidential

Steve Goldman, DDS

A virtual magic carpet ride through the past 230 years to see the facts, foibles, and fallacies of U.S. Presidential Elections.