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Wednesday, June 6 • 11:15 - 12:00
A4 - Black, white, and re(a)d: How to tell real news from malarkey

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Have you ever fallen for a fake news story? Don’t be fooled again! Two librarians developed workshops to teach students and members of the community skills to critically analyse news and become savvy information consumers. Attendees will test their own fake news detection skills in a live demonstration.

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ÉCRIT NOIR SUR BLANC: COMMENT DIFFÉRENCIER LES FAUSSES NOUVELLES DES VRAIES

Êtes-vous déjà tombé dans le piège d'une fausse nouvelle? Ne vous y trompez plus! Deux bibliothécaires ont mis sur pied des ateliers pour enseigner aux étudiants et aux membres de la communauté à analyser les nouvelles de façon critique et à devenir des consommateurs avertis. Les participants testeront leurs propres techniques de détection de fausses nouvelles lors d'une démonstration en direct.

Speakers
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Katherine Hanz

Coordinator/Liaison Librarian, McGill University
Katherine Hanz is a Liaison Librarian at McGill University where she specializes in Library and Information Studies. She is also the staff coordinator of McGill's Humanities and Social Sciences Library.
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Emily Kingsland

Liaison Librarian, McGill University
Emily Kingsland is a Liaison Librarian at McGill University, where she specializes in educational and counselling psychology, human geography, and psychology.


Wednesday June 6, 2018 11:15 - 12:00
Pavillon Tabaret Hall - TBT 325