Media Literacy, a free two-hour workshop, is set at the Port Angeles Library at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Librarians Danielle Gayman and Sarah Morrison at the Port Angeles Library of the North Olympic Library System will present the workshop at the library at 2210 S. Peabody St.
“Today’s media landscape and technologies mean that misinformation or disinformation can be widely shared and disseminated, accidentally or purposefully, regardless of the facts,” according to a news release issued by the library system.
To attend, here are the workshop details
Title: Media Literacy: Thinking Critically about News & Other Resources
Date/Time: Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: The Carver Room at Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362
Description: NOLS Librarians Danielle Gayman and Sarah Morrison will present an introductory session on Media Literacy, including types of journalism, identifying perspective, and determining bias. Find out about “Truthiness” and learn how to identify “Fake” or “Fabricated” news.
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