Detecting Fake News Workshop A -Face to Face - Brian Quinn
Face to Face Workshop will take place in the library lab 150. Due to past demand it is asked that if possible to bring a device or laptop so that the maximum occupancy can be utilized in the library lab.
Detecting Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Pseudoscience in a Post-Truth Era
Fake news and pseudoscience sites exploit the public’s interest in the bizarre and sensational. Conspiracy theories and sensational stories serve as clickbait, and fake news authors create outlandish content to generate ad revenue based on number of clicks. At the end of the lecture, attendees will be able to identify fake news and pseudoscience, know the ulterior motives of fake news and pseudoscience creators, and be able to analyze news to determine if it is fake or real.
Distinguish Fake News From Real News
Navigate Information in a Post-Truth World
Differentiate Pseudoscience from Legitimate Science
Will be able to Detect Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Pseudoscience in a Post-Truth Era
Will know the ulterior motives of fake news and pseudoscience creators
Will be able to analyze news and pseudoscience to determine if it is fake or real
Presenters: Brian Quinn
Related LibGuide: Fake News, Misinformation, Propaganda, and Pseudoscience by Brian Quinn
- Friday, November 9, 2018
- 2:00pm - 4:00pm
- Lab 150
- University Library