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Why news matters / by Duchess Harris, JD, PhD

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J 302.23 HARRIS

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Material Type
Book
Author
Harris, Duchess,
Publication Info.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]
Publication Info.
©2018

Details

Description
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series
News literacy
Harris, Duchess. News literacy.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Contents
The power of one news story -- What is the news? -- Pioneering reports -- Searching for truth today.
Summary
"The news media and its role in society are topics of conversation and debate in today's world. News Literacy looks inside newsrooms, exploring key moments in the history of journalism and explaining how today's journalists work. Examine how news is presented, and learn how advertising, online algorithms, and other modern trends affect the way we experience news. Investigate the phenomenon of 'fake news,' and discover the tools that can be used to determine which news sources are credible." -- Back cover.
Subject
Mass media and public opinion -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
American newspapers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Values -- Juvenile literature.
American newspapers.
Mass media and public opinion.
Values.
United States.
Genre/Form
History.
Juvenile works.
ISBN
9781532113918 (hardcover)
1532113919 (hardcover)