In Focus: Fake News, 1st Edition

  • Kari A. Cornell
  • Published By: BrightPoint Press
  • ISBN-10: 168282716X
  • ISBN-13: 9781682827161
  • 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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Fake news involves the purposeful reporting of inaccurate information. Today, some people use the term to dismiss news stories they do not like. But many media organizations and schools are working to help people recognize fake news. This book explores the history of this issue and how it has evolved, including how people and laws are addressing it today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Spread of Fake News.
1: What Is Fake News?.
2: Why Do People Believe Fake News?.
3: What Is the Public's Opinion of Fake News?.
4: Who Is Fighting Fake News?.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Image Credits.
About the Author.