Thursday, November 7th from 6:00-7:30
Registration begins October 15th
Description: Complaints of fake and biased information are heard everywhere these days. Popular services on the internet often promote partisan attitudes and arguments. So how can a responsible person make sure the news they read, watch and listen to is accurate and fair? News literacy programs offer an answer, encouraging a mindful and disciplined approach to consuming news and being an informed citizen in a democracy.
Kevin Noblet, of Barkhamsted, was a journalist for four decades, starting on Connecticut newspapers and then working as a reporter and editor for The Associated Press in New Orleans, New York and overseas. He finished his career at Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal. A former Norman Fellow at Harvard University, he taught journalism at Columbia and Ohio universities. He now teaches a news literacy course at Northwest Connecticut Community College in the spring semester.
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Torrington, CT 06790
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