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Fake News and Information Literacy Workshop

When:
September 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-09-24T19:00:00-04:00
2019-09-24T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
Monroeville Public Library - Gallery Space
4000 Gateway Campus Boulevard
Monroeville
PA 15146
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Mark Hudson
412.372.0500 x: 113

In today’s world of increasingly partisan and vitriolic politics, the words “fake news” get thrown around a lot. But what does that mean? Who creates it and how does it spread? How can you know what you’re hearing and reading is accurate and true? From Soviet propaganda to message boards like 4chan, this class will take you inside the wild, devious world of fake news, of present and past, and give you the tools you need to fight it.

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