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April 2017

The Paradox of Everything: Librarianship and the Fake News Game with Troy Swanson

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lincolnwood Public Library, 4000 W Pratt Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712 United States
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“The network has a structure, and that structure stands upon a paradox. Everything is close, and everything is far, at the same time. This is why cyberspace can feel not just crowded but lonely. You can drop a stone into a well and never hear a splash.” –James Gleick, The Information p. 425 With the rise of “fake” news libraries have a responsibility to educate and inform the public on the authenticity of information. Troy Swanson will discuss "fake" news,…

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