Fake news gets real attention at Newseum lecture

Fake news is a real problem. On Wednesday, Jessi Hollis McCarthy held a workshop at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. where she educated young students and aspiring journalists how to detect, process, and understand fake news. McCarthy said fake news is often used as a “political tool,” and it’s also published for entertainment and advertising…

Local retail spots boost for economy

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Anne Garner sat on Steak ‘n Egg Kitchen‘s patio on a sunny Friday morning reading and eating breakfast. The 65-year-old said the food is amazing, it’s always cooked perfectly and it’s inexpensive. “The people, the staff, are wonderful,” Garner said. Garner prefers independent businesses because they are “more unique” and great for the community,…