How Does Fake News Threaten Society?, 1st Edition

  • John Allen
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  • ISBN-10: 1682828808
  • ISBN-13: 9781682828809
  • DDC: 070.4
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released November 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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With today’s social media and digital communication, fake news spreads more rapidly than ever before. Although some fake news is merely clickbait to entice readers, other false stories are designed to stir up anger, sow distrust, or ruin reputations. This book examines what social media companies and news organizations can do to stop the spread of fake news.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
1: Trolling the Public.
2: How Fake News Goes Viral.
3: The Threat of Fake News in Politics.
4: Fake News in Health and Science.
5: How Fake News Affects Teens.
6: Solutions to the Fake News Epidemic.
Source Notes.
Avoiding the Fake News Trap.
Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.