Thinking Clearly About Media Wed Dec 6 6pm

Tired of Fake News? Come to “Clear Thinking About the Media”, a creative workshop by Arresting Knowledge on Wednesday December 6, 6pm to 8pm. Doors open at 5:30pm; light supper provided, at  West Branch Berkeley Public Library 1125 University Ave.m Berkeley, CA 94702.

Please sign up here so we know how many are coming.

Susan Stuart Clark, Director of Common Knowledge, invites League members and friends to attend. Anything Susan recommends is likely to be very lively and good.[She was the founder and editor of the Easy Voter Guide for many years. Students in the Berkeley Library’s adult literacy classes worked as editors of the publication–to ensure that the text really was readable by new English speakers and others]

This informative and interactive workshop connects adults from all walks of life around the power of media literacy and its impact on how we view ourselves, each other and our community. Be part of a human infographic, role play and learn tools to navigate through this age of information overload.

People of all backgrounds are confused by the dramatic changes in how we get our information (now so much more online and via social media, event among those of us 50+: See these findings by Pew Research.

Here is the research about what sources people trust:

trust in news sources graphic


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