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xv, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"A YA Nonfiction book about the history of Fake News and tips for how to spot it"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical notes and references (pages -313).
History of fake news. Fake news has been around a lot longer than you think -- The beginning of fake news -- Fake news and the fall of the French monarchy -- Fake news and America's founder -- Fake news takes on science -- Yellow journalism, propaganda, and disinformation, Oh my! -- Yellow journalism -- Fake news at war -- Smoking is good for you and other fake news about your health -- The fake news intelligence battles -- Drowning in fake news. Going digital -- Fake news goes viral -- Fake news takes over elections -- How we fight back. Facts vs. opinions -- I'm biased, you're biased, we're all biased -- Understanding bias in the media -- How to spot fake news articles -- Memes aren't news & other social media tips.
Fake news is not a new phenomenon. Otis, a former CIA analyst, takes readers from the ancient Egyptians to the founding fathers to the present day to show the history and impact of misinformation over the centuries. She shares actionable tips on how to spot fake news, and how to make sense of the information we receive each day. Perhaps most importantly, you'll learn how to understand and see past your own information biases, so that you can think critically about important issues and put events happening around you into context. -- adapted from Amazon info
Ages 13-18 Feiwel & Friends.
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