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Everything you need to know about fake news and propaganda / Carol Hand.

By: Hand, Carol, 1945- [author.]Series: The need to know libraryEdition: First editionDescription: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781508176640 (library bound); 9781508176633 (pbk.); 9781508176664 (6 pack)Subject(s): Fake news -- Juvenile literature | Mass mediaDDC classification: 070.43 LOC classification: PN4784.F27 | H36 2018
Contents:
Introduction -- Defining the terms -- The rise of fake news -- How do you know what's fake? -- US news and propaganda -- The dangers of fake science -- Seeking truth in a post-truth world -- Glossary -- For more information -- Websites.
Summary: "These days it's hard to know what to believe. Is the news on television and the internet real or fake? How can you tell? This comprehensive guide helps readers sift through the many types of information out there. It gives guidelines for deciding which sources can be believed. Using a wealth of examples from recent news, politics, and science, it teaches readers how to distinguish fact from fiction and truth from lies. It gives suggestions on how to function in a "posttruth" world." -- Amazon.com
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070.43 .H236 2018 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 0121608

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Defining the terms -- The rise of fake news -- How do you know what's fake? -- US news and propaganda -- The dangers of fake science -- Seeking truth in a post-truth world -- Glossary -- For more information -- Websites.

"These days it's hard to know what to believe. Is the news on television and the internet real or fake? How can you tell? This comprehensive guide helps readers sift through the many types of information out there. It gives guidelines for deciding which sources can be believed. Using a wealth of examples from recent news, politics, and science, it teaches readers how to distinguish fact from fiction and truth from lies. It gives suggestions on how to function in a "posttruth" world." -- Amazon.com

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