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Information and Misinformation on Social Media: Practical Information Literacy

Social Media under magnifying glassMarch 4, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Friends Theater, UA Public Library
2800 Tremont Rd

Agenda

6:00 – 6:30 PM Sign in

6:30 – 6:45 PM Introduction and announcements

6:45 – 7:15 PM Kelly Garrett, PhD, OSU Professor of Communications

Dr. Garrett will talk about his research explaining how misinformation, especially political content, is spread and how we all can be alert to our own vulnerabilities to believing “fake news” and how to avoid further spreading false memes and facts that are not factual.

7:15 – 7:45 PM Susan Yutzey, PhD, past President of OELMA (Ohio Educational Library Media Association)

Dr. Yutzey will take us through some of the practical things we can do to evaluate information we encounter on the Internet and on social media.

7:45 – 8:15 PM Q&A

Cosponsored by Columbus Northwest Blues and Organizing for UA and NW Columbus

March 4th, 2019 6:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
2800 Tremont Rd
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
UNITED STATES
Phone: 614-486-9621

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