Fake News Bias and Media Literacy

This volume explores the fake news phenomenon and offers readers tips on how to be critical of what they see reported.

Fake News  Bias  and Media Literacy

Although news outlets are meant to be impartial, they have never been perfectly unbiased. After the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the term "fake news" became part of everyday vocabulary, adding to the public's mistrust of the media. In today's society, learning how to cultivate media literacy by spotting unreliable sources and biased reporting is crucial. This volume explores the fake news phenomenon and offers readers tips on how to be critical of what they see reported. Full-color photographs, annotated quotes, engaging sidebars, and discussion questions enhance the compelling narrative as it explores this crucial aspect of a democratic society.

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Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Jennifer Lombardo
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-15 - Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

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Language: en
Pages: 255
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-01 - Publisher: Springer Nature

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Pages: 172
Authors: Christian Z. Goering, Paul L. Thomas
Categories: Education
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Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Lucian Vance
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
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