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Author Graves, Lucas, 1970- author.

Title Deciding what's true : the rise of political fact-checking in American journalism / Lucas Graves.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    302.23 GRA    Available
Description xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. The landscape of fact-checking -- Introduction -- Ink-stained fact-checkers -- Objectivity, truth seeking, and institutional facts -- Part 2. The work of fact-checking -- Choosing facts to check -- Deciding what's true -- Operating the truth-o-meter -- Part 3. The effects of fact-checking -- Fact-checkers and their publics -- The limits of fact-checking -- Epilogue.
Subject Journalism -- Objectivity.
Journalistic ethics.
ISBN 9780231175067 (cloth : alk. paper)
023117506X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231175074 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231175078 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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