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Fact, Opinion or Disinformation: Developing Media Skills

(In-person 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. Boone Electric Cooperative Community Building - 1413 Rangeline St., Columbia

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. Boone Electric Cooperative Community Building - 1413 Rangeline St., Columbia

Boone Electric Cooperative Community Building

1413 Rangeline St., Columbia

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. No registration is required to attend in-person.

You can also attend virtually via Zoom. Please register here to get a Zoom link. The event will be recorded for later viewing on our YouTube channel.

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 |

Community Events


Hours
We're closed Wednesday June 19
Mon, Jun 17 6:00AM to 10:30PM
Tue, Jun 18 6:00AM to 10:30PM
Wed, Jun 19 Closed
Thu, Jun 20 6:00AM to 10:30PM
Fri, Jun 21 6:00AM to 10:30PM
Sat, Jun 22 6:00AM to 10:30PM
Sun, Jun 23 6:00AM to 10:30PM

About the branch

Please note that this program is taking place at a community location rather than a branch location. Please see the event description to confirm the location of this program.

Upcoming events

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
2nd St. and Nichols St., Fulton

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
1413 Rangeline St., Columbia

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Wed, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
1900 Blue Ridge Rd, Columbia