How To Look For Fake News Like A CIA Agent, PPE Shortage At Wisconsin Nursing Homes, Clothing And Judgment Study,

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We talk with a former CIA agent and cybersecurity expert about how to identify fake news stories. We also talk about faulty personal protective equipment Wisconsin nursing homes got from the federal government. Then we learn about a new study that looked at how we perceive people based on their attire.

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  • A Former CIA Analyst Shares How To Fight Back Against Fake News

    Fake news stories are still circulating on social media and shaping our political discussions. A cybersecurity expert and former CIA analyst talks with us about the history of fake news and how everyone can help fight back against the problem online.

  • How Wisconsin Nursing Homes Are Dealing With PPE Shortage

    Wisconsin nursing homes say they’ve received expired gloves, useless gowns and other faulty personal protective equipment from the federal government during the coronavirus pandemic. We look at the extent of the problem and what’s being done about it.

  • How Clothes Influence How We Perceive Others

    We find out what a recent study found in how our perceptions of people are affected by the clothing they are wearing. And we look at how that may intersect with racist assumptions.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Cindy Otis Guest
  • Megan Hart Guest
  • Regan Gurung Guest

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