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Friday, June 16 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Fact Checking Fake vs. Real News

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Librarian Edna Ewell and tech activist Kendra Moyer will discuss fact checking using the CRAAP system of web research. The CRAAP method tests sources on the web for Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose in verifying journalists' sources. We’ll also explore tools that support journalists like PGP encryption, EFF's Surveillance Self Defense, the Guardian Project, and Secure Drop for protecting vulnerable sources.


Edna Ewell

Inner City Voice
Edna Ewell is an Oxford Fellow and Wayne State University Library Science alumni. She is a Professor Emerita and librarian retired from Eastern Michigan University. She has been a revolutionary labor activist in the Detroit area for over 50 years and continues in The Struggle with... Read More →

Kendra Moyer

May First People Link, The Tehuti Technology Project
Kendra Moyer is a tech activist sharing knowledge with under served communities. She is a mentor in the Outreachy Program and MLIS candidate at Wayne State. She is also active in tech support with May First People Link and an editor of The Inner City Voice.

Friday June 16, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 127