April 3, 2017 - 12:00 am
April 7, 2017 - 12:00 am
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The University of Nevada, Reno Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Reynolds School of Journalism, and faculty from Psychology and Ecology have joined forces to identify and combat Fake News.
University students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in this FREE series of educational workshops where faculty will lead exercises on the following:
Monday April 3, 12 – 1 p.m.
Instructor: Journalism Professor Bob Felten
“Finding the ‘Fake’ in your news”
Monday April 3, 4 – 5 p.m.
Instructor: Journalism Professor Alan Deutschman
“Real News v. Fake News: How to tell the difference amid the chaos of the media world”
Tuesday April 4, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Journalism Professor Gi Yun
“Fake news and hostility against media”
Wednesday April 5, 4 – 5 p.m.
Instructor: Journalism Instructor Annie Flanzraich
“How To Arm Yourself In The Fight For Facts”
Thursday April 6, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Instructor: Journalism Lecturer Alison Gaulden
“Fake news: slay it, don’t share it”
Friday April 7, 1 – 2 p.m.
Instructor: Professors Marian Berryhill (psychology) and Beth Leger (ecology)
“From Fake News to Fake Data; Science in the Post-Fact Era” –
All workshops will take place in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Room 114