What is Fake News? Workshop Series

What is Fake News?
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:

Start

April 3, 2017 - 12:00 am

End

April 7, 2017 - 12:00 am

Address

IGT Knowledge Center, University of Nevada-Reno   View map

The University of Nevada, Reno Mathewson-IGT Knowledge CenterReynolds 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”
Register: http://unr.libcal.com/event/3235189

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”
Register: http://unr.libcal.com/event/3235201

Tuesday April 4, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Journalism Professor Gi Yun
“Fake news and hostility against media”
Register: http://unr.libcal.com/event/3235214

Wednesday April 5, 4 – 5 p.m.
Instructor: Journalism Instructor Annie Flanzraich
“How To Arm Yourself In The Fight For Facts”
http://unr.libcal.com/event/3235257

Thursday April 6, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Instructor: Journalism Lecturer Alison Gaulden
“Fake news: slay it, don’t share it”
Register: http://unr.libcal.com/event/3235269

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” –
Register: http://unr.libcal.com/event/3235280

All workshops will take place in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Room 114

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