News Literacy: The Fake News Phenomenon, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532151748
  • ISBN-13: 9781532151743
  • DDC: 070.43
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The 2016 US presidential election introduced a new term to the media lexicon. This book examines the spread of bogus news sources, the reasons they exist, and the difference between media bias and “fake news.” Readers are also provided with tips for how to discern the credibility of a news source. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Danger of Fake News.
2: History of Fake News.
3: Why Lie?.
4: Bias or Lies?.
5: Spotting Fake News.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Author.