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Author Brotherton, Rob, author.

Title Bad news : why we fall for fake news / Rob Brotherton.

Publication Info. London, UK ; New York : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2020.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  070.101 BRO    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction-NEW  070.101 BRO    DUE 09-29-20
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Description 352 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Bloomsbury sigma
Bloomsbury sigma series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Today we carry the news with us, getting instant alerts about events around the globe. And yet despite this unprecedented abundance of information, it seems increasingly difficult to know what's true and what's not. In Bad News, Rob Brotherton delves into the psychology of news, reviewing how psychological research can help navigate this post-truth world. Which buzzwords describe psychological reality, and which are empty sound bites? How much of this news is unprecedented, and how much is business as usual? Are we doomed to fall for fake news, or is fake news--fake news?"--Publisher marketing.
Subject Fake news -- Psychological aspects.
Press -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9781472962850 (hbk.)
1472962850
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