Publisher: Kids Can Press
Released: June 7, 2022
For today's tech-savvy kids, here's the go-to resource for navigating what they read on the internet.
Should we believe everything we read online? Definitely not! And this book will tell you why. This fascinating book explores in depth how real journalism is made, what “fake news” is, and, most importantly, how to spot the difference. It's chock-full of practical advice, thought-provoking examples, and tons of relevant information on subjects that range from bylines and credible sources to influencers and clickbait. It gives readers context they can use, such as how bias can creep into news reporting, why celebrity posts may not be truthful and why they should be suspicious of anything that makes them feel super smart. Young people get most of their information online. This must-read guide helps them decide which information they can trust—and which they can't.