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Breaking News: Real, Disinformation, or Mash-up?
A guide to determining reliability, credibility and bias in news sources
The books listed here are available at Young Library at the University of Kentucky as indicated. However, these can most likely be found in many public or academic libraries and all three are available at Amazon.
Blur by Bill Kovach; Tom RosenstielBlur provides a road map, or more specifically, reveals the craft that has been used in newsrooms by the very best journalists for getting at the truth. In an age when the line between citizen and journalist is becoming increasingly unclear, Blur is a crucial guide for those who want to know what's true.
A Field Guide to Lies by Daniel J. LevitinWe need to think critically about the words and numbers we encounter if we want to be successful at work, at play, and in making the most of our lives, checking plausibility and reasoning--not passively accepting information, repeating it, and making decisions based on it.