News literacy: What’s real, what’s fake and how can you tell?

Starts: December 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Ends: December 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Hearst Connecticut Media and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists will sponsor a panel discussion on smart media navigation in today’s society. Spoiler alert: Not everything you read on the internet is true.

Panelists will include Mercy Quaye, social change communications consultant and Hearst columnist; Mike Savino, reporter at Channel 3 Eyewitness News and president of the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information; and Richard Hanley, associate professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University who teaches a class on disinformation. Quaye and Savino are SPJ board members.

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Community program room at New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm St., New Haven
COST: FREE
PARKING: 2-hour metered street parking on Elm, Grove, College or Temple Streets OR Yale’s Lot 51 on Temple Street after 4:30 p.m. (limited spaces available)

While not required, it is recommended that you register your interest to attend via Eventbrite or via email to event organizer Viktoria Sundqvist, viktoria.sundqvist@hearstmediact.com.

For more information about the event, please call 860-685-9130.

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