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

Author/creator Brotherton, Rob author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info London, UK ; New York : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2020.
Description352 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Bloomsbury sigma
Bloomsbury sigma series. ^A1334191
Abstract "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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN9781472962850 (hbk.)

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