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Media Literacy week

Balance Your Brain: Countering Confirmation Bias in the Digital Age

October 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm on Zoom

Am I Being Fair? infographic - download accessible PDF version

How does confirmation bias affect our view of the world? How does motivated reasoning shape the way we interpret and respond to evidence presented in news and opinion pieces? Join us to explore proven strategies to counter our biases when surfing online or conducting research and then practice using these strategies to investigate a real-life issue. CSUN campus Community is invited.

Jessi Hollis McCarthy, Outreach Educator at NewseumED/Freedom Forum will facilitate this event.

Please use your CSUN email to register and login.

Register for Propaganda Zoom event

A Media Literacy Week event hosted by the Journalism Department, Jour372 Diversity and Media class, and University Library.

Get MediaWise! What You Need to Know to Tell Fact from Fiction Online

October 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm on Zoom

Can you spot misinformation online? Do you know how to find reliable and trustworthy information? You will after you attend this MediaWise peer-to-peer training with a campus correspondent from the Poynter Institute. MediaWise Campus Correspondents are a select group of students from colleges and universities across the country who teach their peers to tell fact from fiction.

MediaWise Campus Correspondents, Poynter Institute

Register for Get MediaWise Zoom event

A Media Literacy Week event hosted by the Journalism Department, Jour365 News Literacy class, and University Library.

Assistive Services

Requests for accommodation services (e.g., sign language interpreters or transcribers) must be made at least five (5) business days in advance. Please e-mail in advance of the event.