Free UMaine lecture: Move beyond ‘fake news,’ dig into media literacy, cognitive bias

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ORONO — Judith Rosenbaum, Alan Berry and Jennifer Bonnet will present “Beyond ‘fake news’: Digging into media literacy and cognitive bias” Monday, Nov. 4, from 4:45 - 6 p.m., in Fogler Library Classroom 1, at the University of Maine. 

The free public workshop will include a lecture and hands-on activities. Participants will learn how to critically evaluate news production and consumption and explore how one’s preferences play a role in their news selection. 

Rosenbaum is an associate professor in the University of Maine Department of Communication and Journalism, Berry is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication and Journalism, and Bonnet is a social sciences and humanities librarian at Fogler Library. 

Attendance is first come, first served; space is limited.

For more information and to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Jen Bonnet, jenbonnet@maine.edu, 207.581.3611.

Event Date: 

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm

Event Location: 

University of Maine at Orono

Address: 

Fogler Library
Orono  Maine
United States