Class, Mon, 4/10

Ronson, boyd, Carr

Read the four scripted exchanges between Ronson, boyd, and Carr produced in class on Friday.  Pick one that you were not involved in composing, and jot down some notes in response. Let’s use these scripts as a way of thinking about what these three writers agree on and where they differ.

boyd on Fake News

Having read It’s Complicated, in what ways does boyd’s”Google and Facebook Can’t Just Make Fake News Disappear” struck as you as running true to form? What surprises are there?

To Do

  1. Wed, 4/12, class: Read Fenton and Lee, chapters 5 and 6 (pp. 61–82).
  2. Thurs, 4/13, 10:00 am: Post your response to Ronson (and boyd and Carr) to this site. Read the posts by the other members of your group and be ready to talk about them in class on Friday.
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Author: Joe Harris

I teach composition, creative nonfiction, and digital writing at the University of Delaware.

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