Media Literacy in an Age of Disinformation
By Dianne Bystrom, Defending Journalism and the First Amendment Action Team. The League of Women Voters of Nebraska will present two virtual webinars related to media literacy, the journalism profession, and the importance of the First Amendment in November via Zoom.
This first webinar, Media Literacy in an Age of Disinformation, from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4 will focus on how to determine if news is credible, how to improve the relationship between the media and the public, and the importance of the First Amendment.
The second webinar, On the Beat: Reflections from Journalists on Their Profession, will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11. It will feature journalists with ties to Nebraska working at national and state media outlets. They will talk about their careers and important issues in the profession.
Both webinars are free and open to the public, with efforts underway to reach high school and college students interested in learning more about these topics. Registration for the webinars is available at this link.
To learn more about these events please visit https://lwvnebraska.org/