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
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,

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

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