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The Resource Debunk it! : how to stay sane in a world of misinformation, John Grant

Debunk it! : how to stay sane in a world of misinformation, John Grant

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Debunk it! : how to stay sane in a world of misinformation
Title
Debunk it!
Title remainder
how to stay sane in a world of misinformation
Statement of responsibility
John Grant
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites. With so much bogus information coming from so many sources, how can anyone be expected to discover the truth? In Debunk It, author John Grant uses modern, ripped-from-the-headlines examples to clearly explain how to identify bad evidence and poor arguments. He provides a roundup of the rhetorical tricks people use when attempting to pull the wool over our eyes, and even offers advice about how to take these unscrupulous pundits down. So if you're tired of hearing blowhards spouting off about climate change, history, evolution, medicine, and more, this is the book for you. Debunk It is the ultimate guide for young readers seeking a firmer footing in a world that's full of holes.--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1949-
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Grant, John
Dewey number
001.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BC177
LC item number
.G736 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Critical thinking
  • Internet literacy
  • Common fallacies
  • Common fallacies
  • Critical thinking
  • Internet literacy
Label
Debunk it! : how to stay sane in a world of misinformation, John Grant
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-280) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781936976683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn867078416
  • (OCoLC)867078416
Label
Debunk it! : how to stay sane in a world of misinformation, John Grant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781936976683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn867078416
  • (OCoLC)867078416

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