The Problem And Solution For Fake News Annotated Bibliography

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Fake news has always been an issue in the U.S.A. for as long as anyone can remember but recently earned its place in the spotlight being one of the most talked about topics nationwide. Fake news has existed for a long time and coincides with free speech, so it will not go away anytime soon. It used to be limited to newspapers and television, but with the rise of the internet and social media in the 21st century, it has become easier to create/spread fake news. My essay will breakdown what fake news really is and describe all the different types of mediums of fake news. It will also cover past and present examples of fake news, as well as describe what to do to detect/avoid fake news. If the general public is informed on issues, facts or... View More »

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” If Americans can unite and come together against fake news stories and be informed, this will not be a major issue anymore.

Day, Amber. Ethan, Thompson. “Live From New York, It’s the Fake News! Saturday
Night Live and the (Non)Politics of Parody.” Popular Communication. (2012): 170-182. Communication and Mass Media Complete. Web. 25 Mar. 2017.
Like the title suggests, this essay explains how Saturday Night Live (SNL) harbors fake news in its skits. It explains how SNL started out as a satirical comedy, but eventually moved into doing fake news. The best example is looking at the political skits, from Chevy Chase’s Gerald Ford in 1975, to Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin in 2008, show the implementation of fake news in their skits. It even states that SNL wanted to reinvent, or tear down/reconstruct TV comedy for a new generation. I will use the source for current examples of fake news because millions of people watch SNL every week and even believe their acts, even if it is biased or greatly exaggerated by the actors or actresses. Viewers should not believe what they hear or see on this show, including Trump, it is still free speech and joking around while some things may be true.

Dossier. “Fake news in the U.S.” Statista (2017): 6-37. Statista. Web. 25 Mar. 2017.
This source is purely statistical data. It is important because it displays real statistics of people who believed or heard of fake news stories. It has tons of data and graphs representing how people feel about fake news in the last few years. It has many different sections of research, the first part is news ...

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