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Fact, Opinion or Disinformation: Developing Media Skills

(Zoom Attendance)

2024-06-12 18:30:00 2024-06-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Fact, Opinion or Disinformation: Developing Media Skills The majority of Americans now get their news through social media, where it can be hard to determine what is fact, opinion or disinformation. In this program, get practical tips and strategies for how to tell the difference. Presented by professor and journalist Kathy Kiely and librarian Seth Smith. Adults and teens. Attend in person or via Zoom; see full description for details. Online and Broadcast Events -

Wednesday, June 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-12 18:30:00 2024-06-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Fact, Opinion or Disinformation: Developing Media Skills The majority of Americans now get their news through social media, where it can be hard to determine what is fact, opinion or disinformation. In this program, get practical tips and strategies for how to tell the difference. Presented by professor and journalist Kathy Kiely and librarian Seth Smith. Adults and teens. Attend in person or via Zoom; see full description for details. Online and Broadcast Events -

The majority of Americans now get their news through social media, where it can be hard to determine what is fact, opinion or disinformation. In this program, get practical tips and strategies for how to tell the difference. Presented by professor and journalist Kathy Kiely and librarian Seth Smith. Adults and teens. Attend in person or via Zoom; see full description for details.

Before You Vote: How to Critically Analyze Your Digital Media Sources, Part I

The majority of Americans now get their news through social media, where it can be hard to determine if content is fact, opinion or disinformation. In this program, we will discuss practical tips and strategies for how to become savvier media consumers. Presented by professor Kathy Kiely from the Reynolds Journalism Institute and librarian Seth Smith.

Adults and teens. Please register here to get a Zoom link. The event will be recorded for later viewing on our YouTube channel.

No registration is required to attend in-person at the Boone Electric Cooperative Community Building, 1413 Rangeline St., Columbia.

See the other programs in this series:
Wednesday, June 26: Healthy Digital Habits
Wednesday, July 10: Artificial Intelligence, the Elections and Civic Dialogue


This series of digital and media literacy programs are jointly sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Columbia - Boone County, MU's Reynolds Journalism Institute, When She Votes, Race Onward and the Daniel Boone Regional Library.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Tech Class | Health & Wellness | General | Featured |

TAGS: | Before You Vote Series |

Online and Broadcast Events

Phone: (573) 443-3161

Hours
We're closed Wednesday June 19
Mon, Jun 17 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Jun 19 Closed
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, Jun 21 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jun 23 9:00AM to 5:30PM

About the branch

Please note that this program is taking place online or via broadcast rather than at a physical location. Please see the event description for details on where to view or tune in.