American Journalism and "Fake News": Examining the Facts
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Each title in the Contemporary Debates series examines the veracity of controversial claims or beliefs surrounding a major political/cultural issue in the United States. The purpose of the series is to give readers a clear and unbiased understanding of current issues by informing them about falsehoods, half-truths, and misconceptions—and confirming the factual validity of other assertions—that have gained traction in America's political and cultural discourse. Ultimately, this series gives readers the tools for a fuller understanding of controversial issues, policies, and laws that occupy center stage in American life and politics.
journalism, United States, history, 21st century, objectivity
Ashley, Seth; Roberts, Jessica; and Maksl, Adam, "American Journalism and "Fake News": Examining the Facts" (2019). Faculty & Staff Authored Books. 510.