Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Communications: Home

Call Numbers

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.

Communications Books

Subject Guide

Betsy Elsner's picture
Betsy Elsner
Contact:
Thrift Library
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621
864-231-2050

Library Hours

Sunday: 3 pm- Midnight
Monday- Thursday: 7:30am- Midnight
Friday: 7:30am- 5 pm
Saturday: 11 am- 5 pm

Check the Library Schedule for exceptions.