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Author Event | Bias Is All Around You: Can You Separate Fact from Fiction?

When

Tuesday October 25, 2022: 6:00pm to 7:30pm  Add to Calendar

Where

Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

Description

Safeguard your mental health and promote civil discourse in these turbulent times.

Information can outsmart anyone regardless of their education and status. Join Dr. Erik Bean, Ed.D., a 2022 Henry Ford Innovation Nation Top Teacher for his information bias studies and recipient of a 2022 Nautilus Book Awards silver medallion for Bias Is All Around You: A Handbook for Inspecting Social Media & News Stories, to partake in an introspective one-hour workshop where you will learn methods for weeding out bias in the media and all published information. Learn about 7 sources of potential biases and how to spot them. Gain critical thinking skills you can apply daily when you are presented with false narratives, algorithms, and click bait in today’s media environment. Leave the workshop invigorated and motivated to safeguard your mental health and that of those around you.