Reference Shelf: Alternative Facts, Post-Truth & The Information War

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ISBN: 978-1-68217-865-2
200 pages
Pub. Date: April 2018
Price: $75.00

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This issue explores news consumption and media manipulation, including selective curation of news stories and the lack of a shared news narrative. It examines the effect of internet subcultures that manipulate news feeds, set agendas and push ideas forward. Furthermore, it investigates internet media's dependence on trending analytics and metrics, sensationalism of headlines and advertising driven models of news publishing. Finally it explores the negative effect of public consumption of false or misleading news.