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Thinking critically about the information we consume
October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Speaker Series: Thinking critically about the information we consume
October 10th, 2019
Squamish Adventure Centre Theatre
October 7-11 is Media Literacy Week! We live in the Information Age and we consume information everywhere we turn, especially online and through social media. This talk will give you the skills to recognize bunk and help stop the spread of misinformation. It will encourage you to question everything before you choose to believe it, and it will be relevant to anyone who spends time online!
Three main takeaways: How to recognize the many types of misinformation (and it’s not all obvious), how to tell real news from fake news, and how to pop your own filter bubble