Misinformation, Fake News, and Political Propaganda: A Civics Workshop

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Are you overwhelmed with messages and data from politicians, news sources, and other media? Are you struggling to identify what is reliable information and what is fake news? Acclaimed local civics lecturer and educator Donna Cohen will show you how to distinguish truth from fiction, using real-world examples, and become your own fact-checker! Donna is a teacher and librarian who has developed a comprehensive set of workshops designed to fill gaps in citizens knowledge in the areas of civics, practical politics, and critical-thinking skills. This free 90-minute workshop is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 8, at Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 Fourth Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. For more information call or email librarian Chris Myers, 503-534-5667 / cmyers@lakeoswego.city,