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NOVEMBER 30, 2016

Agenda

  1. In the News: Analyzing News Media Stories about Fake News
    1. Video: How to Spot Fake News 
    2. The Observer: We Don’t Have a Fake News Problem
    3. Kahne & Bowyer research
    4. Precis of Kahne & Bowyer
  2. Empowerment and Protection: Why do people alternate between optimistic and pessimistic perspectives on media?
    1. Review key ideas in Van Dijck, Chapter 8
    2. Review key ideas from Bernays Propaganda
    3. Review of key ideas from digital & media literacy’s  historical themes
    4. Activity: Work with a partner to create a visual depiction of empowerment and protection perspectives in relation to social media & contemporary propaganda using one of the tools below.
      1. Piktochart
      2. Canva
      3. Popplet
      4. ALTERNATIVE: Google Draw
      5. PUT YOUR COMPLETED VISUAL DISPLAY HERE
  3. Preparing Your Ignite Talk / Final Paper/Creative Project 
  4. Shameless plug for my Spring 2017 course on Digital Authorship (EDC 534)

LAST CLASS: DECEMBER 7

TODAY LEAP 4 is due: Reflective Essay, Nov 30

COMING UP!

DUE: Ignite Presentations, Dec 7

DUE: Final Paper/Project, Dec 14

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