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Community Engagement Events

Are you (Dis)Informed? Propaganda, Social Distancing and Conversational Interventions

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

The University Library

October 28, 2020
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Intended Audience: Students, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Journalism & NewseumED/Freedom Forum
Description: Join us for a webinar about the politics of disinformation and tweet or post about what you learn while you watch using #MediaLitWk and #CSUNMediaLit
Host: Department of Journalism’s Bobbie Eisenstock, Ph.D. and facilitated by NewseumED, Washington, D.C. Read more

Disinformation Teach-In: News Literacy for Decoding Fake News Part 1

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Disinformation

*Use the same registration link to attend Part 1 and/or Part 2. Make sure to register with your CSUN e-mail.

October 27, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Intended Audience: Students, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Journalism & NewseumED
Description: Conspiracy theories. Hoaxes. Doctored content. Clickbait. Deep fakes and cheap fakes. How do you spot disinformation when it’s blurred with real news? Learn about the dangers of fake news intended to mislead and deceive the public about the facts. In this two-part teach-in, Jour365 News literacy students will help detect fraudulent and fabricated information and identify action strategies to counter different types of disinformation. This project is a community engagement collaboration with the NewseumED/Freedom Forum Institute in Washington, D.C. 
Host: Department of Journalism’s Bobbie Eisenstock, Ph.D. Read more

Second Debate Watch! Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Third Debate

October 22, 2020
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Communication Studies
Description: Viewing and discussion of the third presidential debate. Host: Associate Professor of Communication Studies, John Kephart, Ph.D. Read more

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