Truth, “Truthiness” & “Post-Truth”: How to read the news in the Information Age

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Description

Have you ever been fooled by a “news” story on Facebook or Twitter?  Forwarded something you later learned was not true?  Surprised by incredible medical claims?  This workshop, led by Reference Librarian Lisa Shirley, will help you learn how to spot fake news, sponsored content, opinion pieces, and biased reporting.  Learn how to read critically and use resources on the web for fact-checking.

Don’t let fake news lead you astray!

 

Please sign up at the Warner Library Reference desk or call 914-631-7734



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Warner Library
121 North Broadway
Tarrytown, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event
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Presenter: Lisa Shirley
Presenter Phone: 914-631-7734



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