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

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 070.90 BARTLETT (Text) 34706001581968 Non-Fiction 000-099 Checked out 11/25/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 070.9051 Bartlett (Text) 31208912550797 new non-fiction Checked out 12/11/2017
Warren PL - Warren 070.90 bar (Text) 33450000592137 Adult Non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399581168
  • ISBN: 0399581162
  • Physical Description: 136 pages ; 16 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Why the traditional media no longer serves our needs -- The difference between a primary source and a secondary source -- 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 in 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.
Summary, etc.: An economist, best-selling author, journalist and Capitol Hill veteran provides tips, tricks, shortcuts and recommendations for seeing through the “alternative facts” and “fake news” to find the truth behind the government officials and new media sources intentionally spreading lies.
Subject: Journalism > History > 21st century.
Attribution of news.
News audiences.

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