On Thursday, October 15, the Library will present the first of a three-part series of webinars on the phenomenon of fake news how to protect oneself from being a victim.
In the first webinar, Fake News: Is anything true anymore? professors of English & Communication Dr. William Brown and Dr. Micah Mattix and librarian Harold Henkel will discuss the history and nature of fake news and where it is encountered:
- Dr. William Brown – The phenomenon of fake news (history and evolution)
- Dr. Micah Mattix – What is the nature of true news and how is journalism susceptible (report/opinion bleed)
- Harold Henkel – How it is disseminated (where are you most likely to encounter fake news)
A Q&A opportunity will follow the presentations.
The event will be held on Zoom and is open to Regent students, staff, and faculty. To register, click here.