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The Resource Fake news, propaganda, and plain old lies : how to find trustworthy information in the digital age, Donald A. Barclay

Fake news, propaganda, and plain old lies : how to find trustworthy information in the digital age, Donald A. Barclay

Label
Fake news, propaganda, and plain old lies : how to find trustworthy information in the digital age
Title
Fake news, propaganda, and plain old lies
Title remainder
how to find trustworthy information in the digital age
Statement of responsibility
Donald A. Barclay
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Will show you how to identify deceptive information as well as how to seek out the most trustworthy information in order to inform decision making in your personal, academic, professional, and civic lives. Learn how to identify the alarm bells that signal untrustworthy information, understand how to tell when statistics can be trusted and when they are being used to deceive, inoculate yourself against the logical fallacies that can mislead even the brightest among us"--Page [4] of cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barclay, Donald A
Dewey number
070.4/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4784.F27
LC item number
B37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fake news
  • Journalism
  • Online journalism
  • Information literacy
Label
Fake news, propaganda, and plain old lies : how to find trustworthy information in the digital age, Donald A. Barclay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223125628496
  • 31223125628488
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Credible information: why it matters, what are its limitations -- Fake news as phenomenon: (almost) nothing new under the sun -- Tricks of the trade: techniques that lower your information guard -- Logical fallacies: more tools of deception -- Evaluating an information source: nine essential questions everyone should ask -- Power in numbers: negotiating the statistics minefield -- Scholarly information: identifying, evaluating, and understanding it -- Help is where you find it: resources for evaluating information -- Final thoughts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 228 pages
Isbn
9781538108895
Lccn
2017051583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1008875812
Label
Fake news, propaganda, and plain old lies : how to find trustworthy information in the digital age, Donald A. Barclay
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223125628496
  • 31223125628488
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Credible information: why it matters, what are its limitations -- Fake news as phenomenon: (almost) nothing new under the sun -- Tricks of the trade: techniques that lower your information guard -- Logical fallacies: more tools of deception -- Evaluating an information source: nine essential questions everyone should ask -- Power in numbers: negotiating the statistics minefield -- Scholarly information: identifying, evaluating, and understanding it -- Help is where you find it: resources for evaluating information -- Final thoughts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 228 pages
Isbn
9781538108895
Lccn
2017051583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1008875812

Library Locations

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