Fake News and Social Media Analytics by TTW Contributor Troy Swanson


What do social media analytics tell us about fake news? How can these analytics help libraries and librarians? What is the Social Media Command Center? These are a few questions explored in my interview with Nathan Carpenter who is Director of Convergent Media for the School of Communication at Illinois State University.

This interview is available at: Circulating Ideas episode 123: Nathan Carpenter.

This interview is part of a series I am doing on fake news & information literacy. My previous interviews can be found here:

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Troy A. Swanson is Department Chair and Teaching & Learning Librarian at Moraine Valley Community College. He is the co-editor of the recent book from ACRL, Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think About Information. You can follow him on Twitter at @t_swanson.