Dennis Stern has worked as a journalist and newspaper executive for most of his career, including 28 years at the New York Times. At the Times, he held various editing roles in the news department before moving to the business side to become deputy general manager. He gets his daily dose of news from numerous sources: in print from the Times and the Valley News and on-line from at least a half-dozen web sites, some more trustworthy than others. He lives in Lyme.
Course Title: News Literacy: How to Fact-Check Today's Media (Winter Term 2019)
"Dennis' class was extremely relevant and useful in this climate of lies and falsehoods and fake news. He is the perfect person to teach this class with his experience in the newsroom for so many years."
"Dennis is very knowledgeable and brings to class a treasure trove of good materials in a variety of media."