Information Literacy and Fake News

Information Literacy and Fake News

by Diane Dakers


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In this age of fast-paced social media, news and views are shared throughout the world in seconds. This timely title critically examines the elements of journalism, truth and perspective, sources of news, as well as bias and objectivity to help readers make informed choices about the accuracy of news and information. Readers will gain an understanding of what journalism is and how the medium can shape the message being presented. Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778745464
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2018
Series: Why Does Media Literacy Matter? Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Media and Meaning 4

Chapter 1 Making the News 8

Chapter 2 Different Views = Different News 20

Chapter 3 Fake News and Lies 28

Chapter 4 Truth and Consequences 36

Bibliography 44

Learning More 45

Glossary 46

Index and About the Author 48

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