August 7, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Brown Bag Learning Series: Fake News is not the Problem: Issues with Information Consumption in a Digital Environment.
Friday, August 7, 12-1 pm
Presented by: Brandy Horne
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 9am on August 7, to receive an invitation to the Zoom session.
Fake news isn’t really the problem. Join Brandy for a discussion about the various factors that contribute to the spread of disinformation online. She will address the psychological and technological factors that cause people to consume only certain sources of information. Brandy will talk about how to combat these factors to develop healthier, more sophisticated information seeking and consumption behaviors.
About Brandy Horne:
Brandy Horne is an Associate Professor and Instruction/Reference Librarian at the University of South Carolina Aiken.
August 7, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual Event
Wondering how and when to spot the Perseid meteor shower (usually one of the best of the year) in your sky? Want to learn why meteor showers happen in the first place?
Then join us for the next installment of AstroNights: LIVE on Friday, August 7 at 7pm!
Two ways to participate live:
1. Register for the live webinar. Registration link here: https://cm-center.org/events/astronights9 on August 7 at 6:30pm.
2. View live on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2zg5Z3NuQ9SSr2f5nYx5Zg! No registration required. The video will be visible on the channel page when the live stream begins. May need to refresh the page.
More about AstroNights:
AstroNights is a live, family-friendly exploration of your night sky that you can join from the comfort of your home. View on YouTube (easy to view on computers, phones, tablets, even smart TVs!) or join the Zoom Webinar for extra interactive features! Our educators will leave you with simple advice for observing your real nigh