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Glendale Public Library – Foothills Library

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19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, 85308 United States
(623) 930-3830

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October 2017

FRANK Talks: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World – Glendale

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Glendale Public Library – Foothills Library, 19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, 85308 United States
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“Fake News”: The Impact of Fake News in the Real World Jamie Bowen, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Although not new, our awareness and use of the term “fake news” has risen in prominence. In general “fake news” is journalism that consists of deliberate misinformation, news whose main purpose is to distort “the truth for emotional persuasion, seeking to drive action.”  More recently it has become a catch-all term used to discredit stories, and…

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November 2017

FRANK Talks: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace – Glendale

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Glendale Public Library – Foothills Library, 19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, 85308 United States
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Weaponized Narrative: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace Dr. Braden Allenby, Arizona State University, President’s Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering, and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics Weaponized narrative is the latest term for information warfare, focusing specifically on the role of new media in shaping opinion. Weaponized narratives attack the shared beliefs and values of a person or society, and undercut culture and resiliency.  Instead of using actual bombs and bullets, adversaries use tactics such as deceptive information…

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