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Fact Checking Bootcamp

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Tuesday, May 2nd 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Library Meeting Room A Adult, Senior, Teens

Is the news you read true? Join KU Journalism faculty to learn about evaluating and verifying news sources in this 4-part series. Then, do some fact checking of your own! Questions? Ask Melissa: mfisherisaacs@lplks.org

April 18: Gain strategies for effective online searching, plus ways to search and access public documents.

April 25: Learn the telltale signs of news that may not be factually sound, and about the online resources you can use to verify the veracity of news stories.

May 2: Uncover the ins and outs of filing requests for public documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Kansas Open Records Act (KORA).

May 9: Follow the money in campaign and other political financing by learning about campaign finance laws and searching public records.

  • Contact: Melissa Fisher Isaacs
  • Contact Information: mfisherisaacs@lplks.org