The Need to Know Library: Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda, 1st Edition

  • Carol Hand
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508176655
  • ISBN-13: 9781508176657
  • DDC: 070.4
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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These days it's hard to know what to believe. Is the news on television and the internet real or fake? How can you tell? This comprehensive guide helps readers sift through the many types of information out there. It gives guidelines for deciding which sources can be believed. Using a wealth of examples from recent news, politics, and science, it teaches readers how to distinguish fact from fiction and truth from lies. It gives suggestions on how to function in a posttruth world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Defining the Terms.
2: The Rise of Fake News.
3: How Do You Know What's Fake?.
4: US News and Propaganda.
5: The Dangers of Fake Science.
6: Seeking Truth in a Post-Truth World.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
About the Expert Reviewer.
Photo Credits.