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In a recent survey from the Pew Research Center, 64% of Americans say that fake news “has caused a great deal of confusion about the basic facts of current events,” and 23% say they have spread fake news.
Participants at Lunch & Learn: How to Spot Fake News agreed that it’s getting harder and harder to tell what is true and what isn’t, and some admitted that they no longer read the news because they find it too difficult to determine the credibility of an article.
When we constantly doubt the validity of our news sources, it can be very tempting to dismiss all news and believe only what we want to hear. But as world chess champion Garry Gasparov said in a tweet, “The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.”
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The Jessamine County Public Library announces new online music and art lessons with ArtistWorks for Libraries.
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Find books that are just your style with NoveList Plus. NoveList Plus is a library database that can help you find book recommendations based on your favorite books, authors, or series.
For example, when I search for the book The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, NoveList recommends the following books:
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