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Lies, incorporated: the world of post-truth politics [electronic resource] / Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters.

Rabin-Havt, Ari, author. (Author). Chamberlain, Mike, narrator. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781515926337 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1515926338 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 13 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Mike Chamberlain.
Summary, etc.: In today's post-truth political landscape, there is a carefully concealed but ever-growing industry of organized misinformation that exists to create and disseminate lies in the service of political agendas. Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America present a revelatory history of this industry-which they've dubbed Lies, Incorporated-and show how it has crippled legislative progress on issues including tobacco regulation, public health care, climate change, gun control, immigration, abortion, and same-sex marriage. Eye-opening and indispensable, Lies, Incorporated takes an unflinching look at the powerful network of politicians and special interest groups that have launched coordinated assaults on the truth to shape American politics.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > 21st century.
Truthfulness and falsehood > Political aspects > United States.
Mass media > Political aspects > United States.

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