Montgomery County Public Libraries to Offer “Fake News: How to Spot It” Program

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For Immediate Release: Friday, February 10, 2017 For Immediate Release: Friday, February 10, 2017 Montgomery County Public Libraries to Offer “Fake News: How to Spot It” Program Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is offering a program, “Fake News: How to Spot It.” The program will help participants determine the kind of fake news that exists and provide tools to evaluate news for reliability and truth. The topic of fake news is as old as the news industry itself—misinformation, hoaxes, propaganda and satire have long been in existence. Lately, there has been a lot of discussion and misinformation about what is considered real and fake news. Presented by the Enoch Pratt Free Library/Maryland’s State Library Resource Center, the free program, suitable for adults, is scheduled for: February 24, 4 p.m. – Silver Spring, 900 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring February 27, 6 p.m. – Bethesda, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda February 28, 6 p.m. – Germantown, Century Boulevard, Germantown “We are very pleased to offer this program in Montgomery County,” said MCPL Director Parker Hamilton. “To provide the tools to our residents to evaluate news for its trustworthiness and veracity is a very valuable service.” For more information, contact Mary Ellen Icaza at 240-777-0006. # # #

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