Is it real, or is it Memorex?
Henry Ford once famously said that history is bunk. During the Fall 2020 semester, Professor Chris Dalton is taking on that charge in History 106: The Art of Historical Detection. Students will apply historical methods to exam bunk history. In this age of fake news, misinformation, and deep fakes, determining what is real is a valuable skill. How do we tell what is real? Some might call it information literacy, we call it debunking.