Reprint

Fighting Fake News: A Generational Approach

Edited by
November 2022
172 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-5719-9 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-5720-5 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Fighting Fake News: A Generational Approach that was published in

Business & Economics
Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Summary

The book focuses on how different generations perceive fake news, including young and middle-age groups of people, multiple age groups, university students and adults in general, elementary students, children, and adolescents. It provides insights into the different methodologies available with which to research fake news from a generational perspective.

Format
  • Hardback
License
© by the authors
Keywords
fake news and online information; children and adolescents and fake news; vulnerability to fake news; age; confirmation bias; fake news; heuristic approach; politics; source; wild wide web; fake news; new literacies; web literacy; critical thinking; reliability reasoning; libraries; librarians; disinformation; fake news; literacy practices; open-access resources; conspiracy theories; COVID-19 pandemic; digital disinformation; religiosity; fake news incidence; “fake news” and potentially manipulative content; digital media; generational approach; media literacy; n/a; online content; factor assessment; trustworthiness; age; gender; education level