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evaluation of content I think this will be very useful to both my science oving students many of whom don t get eually good grades in readingwriting classes and my students who excel in readingwriting classes but aren t as attuned to ogical analysis needed in Math and Science classes The techniues and examples are clearly illustrated and the book is engaging There are even sample exercises in the book I was told by today that copyright provision permits me to display a single page on a class room sized screen to discuss the material BTW Highly recommend for teachers who want to assign this book in Language Arts or Science classesto offer individual students extra credit for reviewing this bookto parents for family review and discussion One caveat while the author uses historical fake news examples spanning Roman times "to presentsome examples from very current political events "presentsome examples from very current political events current politicians in office A very few school administrators or parents may interpret the inclusion of these examples as some kind of bias foragainst certain politicians For this reason I strongly suggest reviewing this book yourself before gifting it or assigning it to anyoneand make your own informed decision as to A which chapters or examples to discuss or B who would or would not be interested in reading this boo. Fake news is a term you’ve probably heard a ot in the ast few years but it’s not a new phenomenon From the ancient Egyptians to the French Revolution to Jack the Ripper and the founding fathers fake news has been around as ong as human civilization But that doesn’t mean that we should just give up on the idea of finding the truth In True or False former CIA analyst Cindy Otis will take readers through the history and impact of fake news over the centuries sharing stories from the past and insights that readers today can gain from them Then she shares essons earned in over a decade working for the CIA including actionable tips on how to spot fake news how to make sense of the information we receive each day and perhaps most importantly how to understand and see past our own information biases so that we can think critically about important issues and put events happening around us into context. .
I ve followed Cindy on Twitter For Some Time And for some time and is a very smart woman I m in my 50s and I can tell you that her book is well written meticulously "RESEARCHED AND VERY INFORMATIVE EVERYONE WILL "and very informative Everyone will something by reading this book I would highly recommend it it s well worth the money you will pay for it and you will not get bored reading it Fake news For those who get most of their news through social media this book should be "On Top Of Their " top of their ist I enjoyed reading the history of fake news especially the section on some of our United States earlier politicians I generally agree with the other 5 star reviews but add this caveat I bought the Kindle edition My Kindle s screen is 6 inches measured diagonally and I found all of the screen captures examples and exercises extremely difficult to read even with a magnifying glass The screen shots are simply too small and there s no way to increase their size on my Kindle After viewing several exercises with various magnifying glasses and The Shadow Reader lenses I eventually skipped them The author provides her answers in regular sized font so the reader can get the gist of the exercises without doing them But I feel slightly cheated in this regard I had previously read about disinformation and smear campaigns by prospective senators in ancient Rome but I never uite made the connection to our recent Western his. Fake news is a term you’ve probably heard aot in the Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies last few years but it’s not a new phenomenon From the ancient Egyptians to the French Revolution to Jack the Ripper and the founding fathers fake news has been around asong as human civilization But that doesn’t mean that we should just give up on the idea of finding the truth In True or False former CIA analyst Cindy Otis will take readers through the history and impact of fake news over the centuries sharing stories from the past and insights that readers today can gain from them Then she shares essons earned in over a decade working for the CIA including actionable tips on how to spot fake news how to make sense of the information we receive each day and perhaps most importantly how to understand and see past our own information biases so that we can think critically about important issues and put events happening around us into context. Tory until reading this excellent book Thomas Jefferson one of the prime intellects of his time surreptitiously publishing bald faced The Power Of A Choice lies about his opponent and in turn being outed as having aong "standing affair and children with one of his slaves Another one of my heros has tumbled "affair and children with one of his slaves Another one of my heros has tumbled his pedestal Poor clueless Marie Antoinette the unfortunate victim of yellow press style tactics by way of so called ibelles which gave rise to the English word ibel painting her as a jaded strumpet and an
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of the people the fact that I still believed the uote et them eat cake to have actually come from her is a testament to the persistence of false information What to speak of now when a tweet containing completely and verifiably false information is published and has garnered 24 million views by the time it s taken down It still strikes me as strange that as a people we hold the concept of TRUTH in such high regard yet spend most of our time either fabricating or consuming ies to convince ourselves and others of our opinion Be that as it may this book is certainly a great guideline for researching the veracity of information and to at The Case for Paleolibertarianism and Realignment on the Right least become aware of how one s own biases skew perception Should become mandatory reading in schools around the world Useful and entertaining for adults as well as teens I particularlyike the author s applicatio. Fake news is a term you’ve probably heard a Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling lot in theast few years but it’s not a new phenomenon From the ancient Egyptians to the French Revolution to Jack the Ripper and the founding fathers fake news has been around as ong as "Human Civilization But That Doesn’t " civilization But that doesn’t that we should just give up on the idea of finding the truth In True or False former CIA analyst Cindy Otis will take readers through the history and impact of fake news over the centuries sharing stories from the past and insights that readers today can gain from them Then she shares essons earned in over a decade working for the CIA including actionable tips on how to spot fake news how to make sense of the information we receive each day and perhaps most importantly how to understand and see past our own information biases so that we can think critically about important issues and put events happening around us into context. ,
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