Squaring the Strange #144: SLAP Testing Online Rumors

by | Mar 22, 2021 | Conspiracy theories, Folklore, Media Literacy, News, Psychology, Skepticism, Squaring the Strange, Urban legends | 0 comments

The new episode of Squaring the Strange is out, with folklorist Prof. Jeannie Banks Thomas on how folklore can help people judge questionable online claims. Seemingly legit warnings might just be a rumor or legend, and even folklorists can be fooled about what’s what. We end with a discussion of strangeness at the Denver International Airport.

Check it out HERE! 



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