Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Fake News and more - Join our lunchtime roundtable on Monday!

The Lewis J. Ort Library, Communication Leadership Lab, and the J. Glenn Beall Jr. Institute for Public Affairs invite you to a light lunch and a lively discussion at:

This roundtable discussion will include faculty from the Ort Library and the Departments of Communication< Computer Science, English, Geography, Philosophy, and Political Science.

When and where?

Monday, April 24
12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lane Center, Atkinson Room
Light lunch fare will be served.

The goals of this discussion are to share observations and best practices for choosing reliable news and research materials, to disrupt “bias bubbles” and algorithms that block the view of shared facts and reality and to improve communications online and in person about source credibility.

We hope to see you there! For more information, please contact  Lisa Hartman (, 301-687-4734)  or Dr. Elesha L. Ruminski (, 301-687-4480).

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