We’ve Been Had: How Fake News, Hoaxes And Bunk Became Embedded In American Life | WBEZ
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We've Been Had: How Fake News, Hoaxes And Bunk Became Embedded In American Life

Kevin Young – writer, professor and poetry editor of The New Yorker – discusses his latest book, "Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts and Fake News". From spiritualism to Rachel Dolezal, forged manuscripts to fake news, Young takes us on a deep dive into the mistruths and sleights of hand that have shaped our national identity.

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