Fake News Is It Real: Journalism in the Age of Social Media


Thursday, Oct 4, 2018, 6:00 PM – Thursday, Oct 25, 2018, 8:00 PM


New Haven Free Public Library
133 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Thursday, October 11, 6-7:30 pm Ives Main Library | 133 Elm Street

Three prominent New Haven journalists,Paul Bass, Babz Rawls-Ivy, and John Stoehr, share their experiences and views working in a profession under pressure. Fake News is not News!:

Monday, October 15, 6-7:30 pm Mitchell Library | 37 Harrison Street

The Historical View: Hear a panel of perspectives on the history of fake news.

Thursday, October 18, 6-7:30 pm Ives Main Library | 133 Elm Street

Combating Fake News with Leading Technology: Michael Lopez-Brau, Co-Creator of Open Mind .Michael will discuss and demonstrate the super powers of Open Mind, a Google Chrome extension designed to combat the proliferation of fake news and increase exposure to opposing viewpoints.

Thursday, October 25, 5:30-7:30 Ives Main Library | 133 Elm Street

Film and Discussion: The Brainwashing of My Dad with filmmaker Jen Senko Thursday, October 25, 5:30-7:30 pm Ives Main Library | 133 Elm Street The Brainwashing of My Dad examines the rise of right-wing media through the lens of the director’s father, whose immersion in it radicalized him and rocked the foundation of their family.

For more info contact sregister@nhfpl.org

Funding for this event made possible by a grant from CT Humanities. Connecticut Humanities, a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, provides opportunities to explore the history, literature and the vibrant culture that make our state, cities and towns attractive places to live and work. Learn more by visiting cthumanities.org.

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