Critical Thinking About Digital Media: Understanding Memes and Internet Satire, 1st Edition

  • Jeff Mapua
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1978504616
  • ISBN-13: 9781978504615
  • DDC: 302.231
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Memes and Internet satire are everywhere online. They come and go so quickly, it's hard to understand what they even mean. Readers take a closer look at this modern phenomenon in a thoughtful and accessible way. They will explore the early days of memes including where the name comes from and how they spread throughout the web. This book investigates the world of Internet satire including the rise of fake news and the trouble humor can cause when they go too far. A helpful glossary and resources to further readers' learning are provided inside.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
1: The Selfish Meme.
2: Memes on the Internet.
3: Meme Effect.
4: Internet Satire.
5: Fake News.
6: Real Trouble.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.