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The Resource The truth matters : a citizen's guide to separating facts from lies and stopping fake news in its tracks, Bruce Bartlett

The truth matters : a citizen's guide to separating facts from lies and stopping fake news in its tracks, Bruce Bartlett

Label
The truth matters : a citizen's guide to separating facts from lies and stopping fake news in its tracks
Title
The truth matters
Title remainder
a citizen's guide to separating facts from lies and stopping fake news in its tracks
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Bartlett
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The media and political landscapes are littered with untrustworthy sources and the dangerous concept of "fake news." Bartlett helps you fight this deeply troubling trend and ensure that truth is not a permanent casualty. He presents actionable tips and tricks for reading critically, judging sources, using fact-checking sites, avoiding confirmation bias, identifying trustworthy experts, and more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bartlett, Bruce R.
Dewey number
070.90/51
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4815.2
LC item number
.B37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalism
  • Attribution of news
  • News audiences
Label
The truth matters : a citizen's guide to separating facts from lies and stopping fake news in its tracks, Bruce Bartlett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Why the traditional media no longer serves our needs -- The difference between primary and secondary sources -- How to use links -- Confusing press conventions -- Journalistic techniques that may obfuscate rather than illuminate sources -- Trusting academic sources -- What your local library has to offer in terms of news -- Numbers must be put into context -- Beware of deceptive labeling -- The perils of polling -- Using Wikipedia -- The problem of fake news -- Designing your own newspaper -- Editorial opinions -- How to fight fake news
Control code
ocn984558086
Dimensions
16 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
136 pages
Isbn
9780399581168
Lccn
2017028338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o984558086
  • (OCoLC)984558086
Label
The truth matters : a citizen's guide to separating facts from lies and stopping fake news in its tracks, Bruce Bartlett
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Why the traditional media no longer serves our needs -- The difference between primary and secondary sources -- How to use links -- Confusing press conventions -- Journalistic techniques that may obfuscate rather than illuminate sources -- Trusting academic sources -- What your local library has to offer in terms of news -- Numbers must be put into context -- Beware of deceptive labeling -- The perils of polling -- Using Wikipedia -- The problem of fake news -- Designing your own newspaper -- Editorial opinions -- How to fight fake news
Control code
ocn984558086
Dimensions
16 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
136 pages
Isbn
9780399581168
Lccn
2017028338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o984558086
  • (OCoLC)984558086

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