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Information Literacy: News and "Fake News"

"If we do not have the capacity to distinguish what's true from what's false, then by definition the marketplace of ideas doesn't work. And by definition our democracy doesn't work. We are entering into an epistemological crisis." --Barack Obama, interviewed by Jeffrey Goldberg in The Atlantic.

Information and Democracy

Classic Treatments of Truth and Falsehood

Truth, Lying, and Politics: Good, Bad, and Ugly?

Books in the Library