Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World

Editor/Author Dalkir, Kimiz and Katz, Rebecca
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
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ISBN: 978-1-7998-2543-2
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 27
Book Status: Available
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Navigating Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation in a Post-Truth World is a collection of innovative research on human and automated methods to deter the spread of misinformation online, such as legal or policy changes, information literacy workshops, and algorithms that can detect fake news dissemination patterns in social media.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Introduction
    • Section 1: Information Literacy: Methods to Indentify Fake News, Alternate Facts, and Misinformation
    • Chapter 1: Information Literacy and Science Misinformation
    • Chapter 2: The Needle in the Haystack: How Information Overload Is Impacting Society and Our Search for Truth
    • Chapter 3: Ten Lessons for the Age of Disinformation
    • Chapter 4: ‘Fake News’ in the Context of Information Literacy: A Canadian Case Study
    • Section 2: The Information Literacy Toolkit: How to Acquire the Necessary Skills to Detect Fake News, Alternate Facts, and Misinformation
    • Chapter 5: An Empirically Supported Taxonomy of Misinformation
    • Chapter 6: Behind the Post-Truth World: A Philosophical Perspective on Information and Media Literacy
    • Chapter 7: Verification of Information and Evaluation of Approaches of Information Professionals in Accessing Accurate Information
    • Chapter 8: Political Advertising Effects on Perceived Bias, Value, and Credibility in Online News
    • Section 3: National Laws and Organizational Policies: How to Ensure Consequences of Deliberately Disseminating Fake News, Alternate Facts, and Misinformation
    • Chapter 9: Brazilian Policy and Actions to Fight Against Fake News: A Discussion Focused on Critical Literacy
    • Chapter 10: Spiritualism and the Resurgence of Fake News
    • Chapter 11: Populism, Fake News, and the Flight From Democracy
    • Section 4: New Tools and Technologies to Help in the Fight Against Fake News, Alternate Facts, and Misinformation
    • Chapter 12: Cognitive Authority, Accountability, and the Anatomy of Lies: Experiments to Detect Fake News in Digital Environments
    • Chapter 13: Combating Fake News Online: Turkish Fact-Checking Services
    • Chapter 14: Understanding the Landscape of Online Deception
    • Conclusion
    • Compilation of References