Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Misinformation: Learning to critically evaluate media sources

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Uris Library, Uris Classroom
McGraw Tower, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

In the high-speed world of reality-optional politics, “alternative” facts, and “fake” news, how can you identify news sources that are accurate and trustworthy? There are tools and approaches to help you be a more effective evaluator of news sources and news content. Join us for an hour of working together to recognize reliable news sources and separate them from the “alternative,” fake, truthy, and promotional versions.

 

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Event Type

Class/ Workshop

Departments

Cornell University Library, Olin Library, Uris Library

Website

http://spaces.library.cornell.edu/eve...

Contact E-Mail

olinurisworkshops@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Rob Kotaska

Contact Phone

607-255-4292

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