Learn to identify ‘fake news’

Oct 1, 2021

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The Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries will be hosting a discussion an in-person talk on the dangers of “fake news” and how to spot it.

The talk will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. the Haskell Auditorium at Southworth Library, 732 Dartmouth St.

Bristol Community College researchers Emily Brown and Susan Souza-Mort will introduce audience members to the dark world of misinformation and show how to fact check the information they find in print and online.

Brown is Coordinator of Library Research and Instruction at Bristol Community College's Fall River Campus. Her research interests include misinformation, self-radicalization, and foreign disinformation campaigns.

Souza-Mort is a research and instruction librarian at the college’s New Bedford campus. runs the Open Educational Resources Program, which gives students access to free resources to save on textbook expenses.  Souza-Mort is also an adjunct history professor and academic liaison to the STEM academic area at the college.

In accordance with the Dartmouth Board of Health guidelines, audience members are strongly encouraged to mask-up indoors regardless of vaccination status due to the presence of the highly infectious Delta variant of Covid-19.

For more information, email fodl.libraries@gmail.com.

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Event Date: 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:00pm