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Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World

Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World( )
Author: Dalkir, Kimiz
Katz, Rebecca
Series title:Advances in Media, Entertainment, and the Arts Ser.
ISBN:978-1-79982-543-2
Publication Date:Feb 2020
Publisher:IGI Global
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $195.00
Book Description:

In the current day and age, objective facts have less influence on opinions and decisions than personal emotions and beliefs. Many individuals rely on their social networks to gather information thanks to social media's ability to share information rapidly and over a much greater geographic range. However, this creates an overall false balance as people tend to seek out information that is compatible with their existing views and values. They deliberately seek out "facts" and data that...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 Inches



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