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Broadcast Hysteria by
Call Number: 791.44 Sch9
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
The enthralling and never-told story of the War of the Worlds radio drama and its true aftermath On October 30, 1938, families across the country were gathered around their radios when their regular programming was interrupted by an announcer delivering news of a meteor strike in New Jersey. But the broadcast was not breaking news--it was Orson Welles's adaptation of the H. G. Wells classic The War of the Worlds.
The Stewart/Colbert Effect
The Stewart/Colbert Effect
Call Number: 791.45 St49
Publication Date: 2011-05-02
The ten essays that explore the issues engendered by the popularity of entertainment news, including the role of satire in politics, the declining level of trust in traditional sources of media, the shows' cathartic or informational function, and the ways in which these shows influence public opinion.
Fake or Misleading News: An Introduction
Fake News in Real Context
Fake News in Real Context by
Call Number: 070.43 L578
Publication Date: 2016-12-09
This essay explores the historical and current context of fake news - with comparisons to government propaganda, and professional and citizen journalism - as well as what impact it may have had on the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, and what can best be done about it.
Fake News: A Roundtable Discussion
The Daily show and philosophy: moments of zen in the art of fake news
The Daily Show and Philosophy
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2007-10-02
An entertaining and insightful examination of the Emmy-award winning American satirical news show, broadcast on Comedy Central in the US, and (in an edited edition) on More4 in the UK and CNN International around the world.
The invention of Russia : the rise of Putin and the age of fake news
The Invention of Russia by
Call Number: 947.086 Os78
Publication Date: 2016-06-07
The Invention of Russia reaches back to the darkest days of the cold war to tell the story of Russia's stealthy and largely unchronicled counter revolution.
Trumped : the 2016 election that broke all the rules
Call Number: 324.973 T773
Publication Date: 2017-03-31
In 2016, Donald Trump broke almost all the rules of politics to win the Republican nomination and, even more improbably, to edge out heavily favored Hillary Clinton in one of the great upsets in presidential campaign history. Leading experts in American politics examine every facet of the stunning 2016 election and what its improbable outcome will mean for the nation moving forward under a Trump administration.