Event: Critical Thinking in an Era of Alternative Facts

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When: Tuesday, June 4 @ 12pm – 1:30pm
Where: Conrad Grebel University College, Community Education Room (2202), 140 Westmount Road North

How can you spot altered news stories? How do you verify sources of information? What is the goal of disinformation campaigns?  Join us for an interactive discussion on the importance of digital literacy for ordinary citizens as well as practical ways to address the era of alternative facts. Project Ploughshares researchers and communications staff will share insights into ways that we evaluate information, determine validity of sources and navigate social media platforms.


Please note that this event is free and a lunch will be provided.


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