Internet Journalism and Fake News
The Fourth Estate: Journalism in North America
Reading Level: 8
Interest Level: 7-12
Today, nearly everyone carries sophisticated devices that provide instant access to news reported from thousands of sources. An endless stream of stories appears on-screen with just the tap of an icon. This technology is often taken for granted, but it is, in fact, a revolution. Readers will trace the development of new kinds of journalism in the digital age, and evaluate the opportunities and dangers they provide.