As the public faces renewed concerns about misleading content amid COVID-19 on top of the ongoing threat of disinformation during an election year, PEN America and the Denver Public Library present a workshop to help strengthen media literacy skills. Using timely examples rooted in and relevant to Colorado and live tutorials, participants will learn how to better defend themselves against false news—about coronavirus and disinformation in other contexts—and how to support balanced media consumption for the health of their news diets. Participants will leave equipped to consume news with a critical eye, ready to discern the veracity of the information they see online.
All virtual programs have automated voice to text captioning available. If the program you are attending is hosted with Google Meet, view these instructions. To request a sign language interpreter or live captions for a program hosted on Zoom or in person, contact SignLanguageServices@denvergov.org or 720-913-8487, with a three (3) business-day notice. For other public accommodation requests/concerns related to a disability, please contact DisabilityAccess@denvergov.org.