Community Engagement

Balance Your Brain: Countering Confirmation Bias in the Digital Age

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Zoom Webinar
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Date/Time: Oct 25 (Monday) 11:00am-12:15pm

Description: How does confirmation bias affect our view of the world? How does motivated reasoning shape the way we interpret and respond to evidence presented in news and opinion pieces? Join us to explore proven strategies to counter our biases when surfing online or conducting research and then practice using these strategies to investigate a real-life issue.

Facilitated by: Jessi Hollis McCarthy, Outreach Educator - NewseumEd/Freedom Forum Institute

Hosted by: A Media Literacy event hosted by the Journalism Department, Jour372 Diversity & Media class, University Library, and CSUN Act NOW. 

*To register use your CSUN email.