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Fake news : separating truth from fiction

Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This title explores journalistic and fact-checking standards, Constitutional protections, and real-world case studies, helping readers identify the mechanics, perpetrators, motives, and psychology of fake news. A final chapter explores methods for assessing and avoiding the spread of fake news.
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Genre/Form: History
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Michael, 1958- author.
Fake news
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018012982
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Miller
ISBN: 9781541528147 154152814X
OCLC Number: 1029063378
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fake news: it's real and it matters --
How real news works --
The many faces of fake news --
Real fakes --
Who believes fake news, and why? --
How harmful is fake news? --
Fake news and free speech --
How to tell fake news from real news --
You can help fight fake news.
Responsibility: Michael Miller.

Abstract:

This title explores journalistic and fact-checking standards, Constitutional protections, and real-world case studies, helping readers identify the mechanics, perpetrators, motives, and psychology of fake news. A final chapter explores methods for assessing and avoiding the spread of fake news.
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