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Sharing posts : the spread of fake news

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This book explores the concept of fake news, especially as it relates to recent events, particularly the 2016 Presidential campaign. It addresses the definition of fake news, how it came to be, and why it matters, as well as the reporting of real news and how to push back against fake news.

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Clyde-Savannah Public Library YA 070.4 Currie (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781682822975
  • ISBN: 1682822974
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 70-72) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1. What is fake news? -- chapter 2. The rise of fake news -- chapter 3. Why fake news matters -- chapter 4. Reporting real news -- chapter 5. Pushing back against fake news.
Summary, etc.:
This book explores the concept of fake news, especially as it relates to recent events, particularly the 2016 Presidential campaign. It addresses the definition of fake news, how it came to be, and why it matters, as well as the reporting of real news and how to push back against fake news.
Subject: Mass media and public opinion > United States.
Journalism > Corrupt practices.
Online journalism.


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