Fake news and the manipulation of public opinion / Carla Mooney.Call number: PN4888.F35 M66 2019eb Material type: TextPublisher: San Diego, California : ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated, Description: 1 online resource (80 pages) : color illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781682825402 (electronic book) ; 9781682825396 (hardback) (Invalid ISBN) Subject(s): Fake news -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Mass media and public opinion -- United States -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Fake news and the manipulation of public opinion.DDC classification: 302.230973 Online resources: Available via Gale Virtual Reference Library. Click here to acce
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The new look of fake news -- Why is fake news so hard to spot? -- Social media's role in the spread of fake news -- Election interference -- Fighting fake news and other manipulation technique
This book examines the causes and intent behind fake news, presenting a balanced but realistic view of what has been taking place, how, and why. It examines both the consequences of these actions and the efforts being made at all levels of society to end this proble
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