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Jamieson on Viral Deception: ‘If News Is Fake, It’s Not News’

Annenberg Public Policy Center Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke with Christian Fraser and Jane O’Brien on the BBC News program “Beyond 100 Days.” When fact-checking President Trump, she said, the press needs to ask the question, “What is consequential deception?” Jamieson also explained why she prefers to use “viral deception” instead of the term “fake news.” See a clip from the November 14, 2018 show below: