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There are quite a number of books in the regular collection in the sections of
HF5800 to HF6200
PN4700 to PN5650
Breaking News Consumers' Handbook
NPR show On The Media has created a Breaking News Consumers' Handbook to consult when there is breaking news. Tips include:
- Don't trust anonymous sources.
- Don't trust stories that cite another news outlet as the source of the information.
- Pay attention to the language the media uses.
- “We are getting reports”… could mean anything.
- “We are seeking confirmation”… means they don’t have it.
- “[News outlet] has learned”… means it has a scoop or is going out on limb.
- Look for news outlets close to the incident.
- Compare multiple sources.
- Big news brings out the fakers. And photoshoppers.
- Beware reflexive retweeting. Some of this is on you.
American Girls by
Call Number: HQ799.2.I5 S25 2016
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
Cases in Communications Law by
Call Number: KF2750.Z44 2011
Publication Date: 2010
Communication Theory by
Call Number: P96.T42H65 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Encyclopedia of American Journalism by
Call Number: PN 4855.V38 2008
Publication Date: 2007
Call Number: Z69403.C38 1990
Publication Date: 2004
NTC's Dictionary of Advertising by
Call Number: HF5803.W54 1993
Publication Date: 1994-11-01
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