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Black, White, and Re(a)d: How to Tell Real News From Malarkey

Have you ever fallen for a news story that turned out to fake? Don’t be fooled again! This workshop will teach you everything you need to know about telling real news from malarkey. It will cover the history of fake news (spoiler: it’s older than you think) to today’s online troll farms. You will learn about tests you can apply to determine the veracity of a Tweet, how to compensate for your personal biases, and tools you can use to unearth the truth. Bring your own phone, tablet, or laptop, because this workshop is interactive!

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

11:00
Black, White, and Re(a)d: How to Tell Real News From Malarkey Research Commons Room A, McLennan-Redpath Complex Humanities and Social Sciences Library