Section I - Chapters 1 through 5
Section II - Chapters 6 through 11
Section III - Chapters 12 through 17
Syllabus & Course Requirements
- MISINFORMATION is "information that is incorrect."
- DISINFORMATION is " misinformation that is deliberately disseminated in order to influence or confuse rivals (foreign enemies or business competitors etc.)"
Example: Cell phones and popcorn
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- FACT is "a piece of information presented as having objective reality"
- "in (point of) fact: In reality or in truth; actually."
- OPINION "implies a conclusion thought out yet open to dispute"
- VIEW "suggests a subjective opinion"
- BELIEF "implies often deliberate acceptance and intellectual assent"
- CONVICTION "applies to a firmly and seriously held belief"
- PERSUASION "suggests a belief grounded on assurance (as by evidence) of its truth"
- SENTIMENT "suggests a settled opinion reflective of one's feeling"
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