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Author: Stephen Currie
Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Young adult non-fiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Currie, Stephen, 1960-
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San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2017
(DLC) 2017052079
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Currie
ISBN: 9781682822975 1682822974
OCLC Number: 1007674155
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: What is fake news? --
The rise of fake news --
Why fake news matters --
Reporting real news --
Pushing back against fake news.
Responsibility: Stephen Currie.

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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.

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