Don't Believe It!: How Lies Become News

Don't Believe It!: How Lies Become News

Alexandra Kitty / Aug 17, 2019

Don t Believe It How Lies Become News Do you think shamed journalists Jayson Blair and Stephen Glass were rare bad apples Far from it they were just the ones stupid enough to get caught Alexandra Kitty demonstrates with example upon exam

  • Title: Don't Believe It!: How Lies Become News
  • Author: Alexandra Kitty
  • ISBN: 9781932857061
  • Page: 293
  • Format: Paperback
  • Do you think shamed journalists Jayson Blair and Stephen Glass were rare bad apples Far from it, they were just the ones stupid enough to get caught Alexandra Kitty demonstrates with example upon example how manufactured news is endemic in our media and shows the reader how to spot suspicious stories.In the last few years, the journalism industry has cut costs by eliminaDo you think shamed journalists Jayson Blair and Stephen Glass were rare bad apples Far from it, they were just the ones stupid enough to get caught Alexandra Kitty demonstrates with example upon example how manufactured news is endemic in our media and shows the reader how to spot suspicious stories.In the last few years, the journalism industry has cut costs by eliminating important safeguards companies have reduced the number of fact checkers, editors, and journalists What this means is that editors and reporters cannot spend time verifying information Moreover, journalists are not required to have professional experience or training to cover their beats Fierce competition to get a scoop may lead to journalists making careless errors or not double checking information.To maintain audiences and readership, journalists, editors and producers will choose sensational stories that shock Combined with time and budget constraints, journalists may unwittingly or deliberately disseminate false or misleading information to the public It is important to get a story, interview a subject or nab a scoop first the accuracy of these elements is secondary Competition from other media outlets also means the goal of a journalist is to get the scoop first how it makes it on the air flawed, inaccurate, questionably obtained is unimportant.Don t Believe It teaches news consumers how to verify information It shows readers how to evaluate sources, eyewitnesses and data This is a comprehensive bible to information verification from a logical standpoint, showing how to be skeptical without being jaded, step by step, with case studies and a classification manual.Alexandra Kitty is a journalist who specializes in crime and media issues She has a BA in psychology from McMaster University and a MA in journalism from the University of Western Ontario She lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

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        Alexandra Kitty is a Hamilton based author of Don t Believe It How lies become news, OutFoxed Rupert Murdoch s war on journalism, Consumer isms in 12 Easy Steps, and the forthcoming When Journalism was a Thing.


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    1. Don’t Believe It! How Lies Become News, Alexandra Kitty, The Disinformation Company Ltd, 2005This book looks at how, and why, so many scams, hoaxes and other falsehoods seem to make it into the news.If there is such a thing as The Reason for such a state of affairs, it is that, in general, journalists don’t bother to check a story’s accuracy. In this 24-hour-news world, there is little, or no, time to be thorough. It is better to be first than right. If a story has been covered by some oth [...]


    2. This deserves another review, although Paul said most of what I could say about it. I first picked up this book in a college library, using my infamous intuition-guided hand. I saw that the book-which I read around 2012, hadn't been chevked out since 2005! And that was the only other person, if I recall correctly. I took the book home, and I'm glad I did. I may not remember the contents themselves as well, but it had a profound effect on how I evaluated news. This book was like the fun!textbook [...]




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