At We’re History: The Antidemocratic Origins of Fake News

How Bertram G. Nelson explains Stephen K. Bannon

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At We’re History, I’ve written an essay on the antidemocratic origins of “fake news.” In this piece, I elaborate on the curious tale of Bertram G. Nelson, one of the most astonishing figures I encountered in my research. Click here to read the essay.

Author: Jeremy C. Young

Jeremy C. Young is an assistant professor of history at Dixie State University and the author of The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940.