Quantcast
   
Saturday - December 3, 2022
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Johnny Depp Trial Offers Teachable Moment About Questioning Rumors And Stories

April 29th, 2022
Johnny Depp Trial Offers Teachable Moment About Questioning Rumors And Stories

It’s not just Johnny Depp. Think about all of the people who you’ve instantly judged, based only on hearsay from other people, or the accusations or insults of someone who obviously had a reason to slander that person. Think about all the times you’ve believed something you’ve read without stopping to think about it or check it out or even give it time for the full story to be revealed. Think about all of the times you’ve spread around false information on the internet and in real life based only upon rumor and hearsay. And think about how that may have... Read More

The Threat of Fake News Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

April 18th, 2021
The Threat of Fake News Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

What is fake news? How can you recognize it? How is it spread and how has it influenced events? These topics and more will be discussed by local media leaders during a virtual panel discussion event on Tuesday, May 4th at 6:30 pm on Zoom. The panel will feature Herb Trix of WVIK, Mark Ridolfi of the North Scott Press, and Alan Sivell, Journalism Professor at St. Ambrose University. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: http://bit.ly/dpl-fakenews Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This... Read More