Being a savvy media consumer means knowing the differences between fake news and legitimate reporting.
Paola Banchero is a professor of journalism and public communications at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She teaches journalism, strategic communications, and media literacy.
Paola worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers in Kansas, Arizona, and Alaska, as well as in strategic communications for a large agribusiness. She also co-authored a documentary titled “River of Bears.”
Paola serves on a university-wide curriculum committee and has served on the Alaska Public Media Community Advisory Board for many years. She holds a Master of Journalism degree from Northwestern University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Benedictine University.
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