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Fake News: The media’s fight against (and love affair with) “Alternative Facts”

With the U.S. primary and election season heating up, it’s a good time to reflect on the persistence of fake news—the promulgation of falsehoods, the fight against them, and the assigning of the term “fake” to actual facts that don’t fit a desired narrative. How can we discern the truth in a sea of agendas and uncertainty? These books can help you identify fake news and understand how the media works to fact check and prevent falsehoods as well as, sometimes, propagate them.

2020-03-11T11:52:23+00:00

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