The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Recent fake news shows importance of verification

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor June 25, 2019

I feel like it should go without me saying so, but please check everything you read or hear. A couple scenarios have popped up recently that make this idea needed for another visit. The National...

Eastern students share thoughts on fake news

Imani Tapley, Contributing Writer April 1, 2019

Eastern students shared their varying definitions and thoughts on fake news—a controversial topic of discussion and reflection on modern media. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, “Fake news articles...

Social media is good if it is used in the right ways

Staff Editorial September 26, 2018

Social media is a quick way to find out what is going on in the world and communicate with people. Millions and millions of Americans have at least one social media account, so it seems pretty safe to...

Fake news has real consequences

Colin Roberts, Copy Editor January 31, 2018

I love living in a post-truth society. It is ridiculously fun and absurd, to the point where you start to hope we never return to normalcy. I can call into question anything these days. Institutions...

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