Library EventHow to Spot Fake News

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

08/20/2020 7:00pm 08/20/2020 8:00pm How to Spot Fake News Have you ever frowned at a questionable article shared by an acquaintance on Facebook, shared a compelling headline without reading the full text, or felt buried under the avalanche of information on the internet? Learn to evaluate the authenticity of online articles in this crash course on media literacy. Knowing how to identify reliable sources of information is critical for important topics like health, employment, and upcoming elections. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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Have you ever frowned at a questionable article shared by an acquaintance on Facebook, shared a compelling headline without reading the full text, or felt buried under the avalanche of information on the internet?

Learn to evaluate the authenticity of online articles in this crash course on media literacy. Knowing how to identify reliable sources of information is critical for important topics like health, employment, and upcoming elections.

This event is open to the public.