eBook Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News, 1st Edition

  • Stephen Currie
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822982
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822982
  • DDC: 070.4
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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The rise of the Internet has changed the way news is reported and consumed. One effect of these changes involves fake news—false news items that are spread through email and social media to discredit people and policies, most often in the realm of politics. This book examines the growth and influence of fake news in the US and beyond.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Pizzagate.
1: What is Fake News?.
2: The Rise of Fake News.
3: Why Fake News Matters.
4: Reporting Real News.
5: Pushing Back Against Fake News.
Source Notes.
How to Identify Fake News.
For Furthur Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.