FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Perseverance and dedication landed Sacred Heart University student Alexa Bianchi the internship she desired at Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, and it hasn’t let her down. Bianchi, a media arts major who expects to graduate in the fall, started interning at the popular Z100 radio show in New York City this semester, assisting with production. The show focuses on pop culture, current events, the disc jockeys’ lives and music.
Since the presidential election last year, the term “fake news” has been used to discredit news reports, real or otherwise, and to shape public opinion. At times its meaning has become murky. To get some clarity, WSHU’s Davis Dunavin spoke with Bill Yousman, assistant professor and director of the Media Literacy and Digital Culture graduate program at Sacred Heart University. They discussed what fake news really is, and why it’s dangerous.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.— Archbishop and Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S. Christophe Pierre received an honorary degree during Sacred Heart University’s Special Academic Convocation Wednesday, Feb. 22, and also shared his thoughts on Pope Francis’s vision of the church in the 21st century during an evening lecture at the University’s Chapel of the Holy Spirit.