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Sorting the News From the Chaff

May 30
7:00 pm


Putney Public Library
Image of young man reading a newspaper

Paradoxically, the Internet has made it both easier and harder to find “truth.” Almost everything we could ever want to know is available online, but how can we tell the good sources from the bad ones, discern fact from assumption, and distinguish “fake news” from the real thing? And how can we effectively communicate with others when discussing or debating public issues in the news? Veteran journalist and educator Mark Timney will explore these questions and share strategies for evaluating news sources in the rapidly changing digital information age.

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Putney Public Library
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(802) 387-4407

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Putney Public Library
55 Main St
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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Website:
http://putneylibrary.org/