LAWRENCE -- Rider University is holding a symposium this week on fake news and responsible citizenship.
The event comes at a time when President Trump has repeatedly suggested that any negative coverage of his administration is fake.
The symposium will provide historical and political context for understanding fake, misleading and highly ideological news. Speakers will discuss the political conditions that lead to the proliferation of fake news and the ensuing consequences and what distinguishes fake and misleading news from responsible and reliable news gathering.
Library faculty will also provide concrete tools to recognize fake news and fact check media sources.
The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. March 1 in the Fireside Lounge in the Bart Luedeke Center on Rider's Lawrence campus. It is free and open to the public and no pre-registration is required.
The event is being co-presented by Rider's libraries, political science department and communication and journalism department.
Cristina Rojas may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @CristinaRojasTT. Find NJ.com on Facebook.
Our editors found this article on this site using Google and regenerated it for our readers.
5 Things Parents Of New Drivers Should Do
5 Top Canadian Driving Schools For Your Teen
6 Mistakes You Make When Paying So-So Companies...
Settle only for the Best Essay Writing Service!
What is Whiteboard Animation and How Can It Benefit...
How to Start a Java Programming Career?
5 Reasons for Hiring a Professional Essay Writer
Play Agario from School with Agario Unblocked...
How to Deal With German Shepherd Aggression
Harold Alfond Foundation Pays Off $685K in Student...
The Motivation behind why Need Paper Composing...
Errand of Composing Tips
|What to Fix When Selling Your Home: 7 Things You Should Check and Repair Before Listing Your Property|