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Thinking Critically: Fake News, 1st Edition

  • Kathryn Hulick
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  • ISBN-10: 1682826600
  • ISBN-13: 9781682826607
  • DDC: 070.4
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020
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Overview

Fake news is a story that seems like real news but involves misleading, deceptive, or false information. And no matter the motive behind its creation and circulation, it is clearly a problem. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format—supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations—this title examines issues related to fake news. Topics include: Does Fake News Pose a Serious Threat? Does the News Media Tell the Truth? Should Social Media Companies Censor Fake News? Can People Resist the Influence of Fake News?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Overview: Fake News.
1: Does Fake News Pose a Serious Threat?.
2: Does the News Media Tell the Truth?.
3: Should Social Media Companies Censor Fake News?.
4: Can People Resist the Influence of Fake News?.
Source Notes.
Fake News Facts.
Related Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Index.
About the Author.