Understanding Fake News
Thursday, September 28 | 7-8:30 pm
Fiction and nonfiction are not just library sections. People constantly get bombarded with unreliable information from untrustworthy sources. So how do you know what’s real and what’s fake? Learn to weed through the noise and evaluate sources for authenticity at this timely program.
The News Cycle
Wednesday, October 25 | 7-8:30 pm
Jim Davis, Deputy Editor at the Daily Herald, reviews how the news cycle works, how stories are updated, and how the internet has affected the news business.
Consider the Source
Tuesday, November 7 | 7-8:30 pm
Join College of DuPage Political Science Professor Melissa Mouritsen and Information Literacy Librarian Jennifer Kelley for an exploration of 2,500 years of fake news. Learn about the social and political impact of misinformation in its many forms — fake news, propaganda, muckraking, yellow journalism, alternative facts, and more.