Fake News: What It Is & How To Identify It

Extra, extra read all about it:

  • “Donald Trump appoints Kanye West as Vice President,”
  • “Stephen King takes over ‘Stranger Things'”
  • “Newport introduces its first marijuana cigarettes for worldwide distribution.”

We see these headlines in our Facebook newsfeed, but how do we know if it is Fake News? In this presentation you will learn the types of fake news — from satirical, misleading, highly partisan, junk science to a conspiracy news story.

Come to the Southfield Public Library Auditorium on Saturday, January 28th at 3:00 p.m. and learn the steps to distinguish if a news story is fake or factual. Put your journalism skills to the test!

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