On fake news

By CHARLIE DUNAGIN,

“Fake news” is easy to define but for some it’s hard to recognize.

The term “means what it sounds like,” said Margaret Sullivan, chief media columnist for the Washington Post who was at the Ole Miss School of Journalism last month.

Or, in other words, fake news is fake. It’s not true.


Jackson tragedy turns 30

By CHARLIE DUNAGIN,

One of Mississippi’s most perplexing mysteries turned 30 years old this past summer.

On July 26, 1988, 72-year-old Annie Lauren Hearin, a prominent Jackson socialite and wife of one of the state’s wealthiest businessmen, went missing from her Jackson home where she had hosted a bridge club party earlier in the day.




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