IFLA lecture series, 2020-2021

The International Federation of Library Associations presents a 2020-2021 lecture series from four of its committees: News Media, Digital HumanitiesFreedom of Access to Information & Freedom of Expression, and Copyright & Legal Matters.

Theme: Fake News: Impact on Society

Lecture 1: 30 October 2020, 16:00 CEST


Phillip Russell, “‘Stop, Think, Check’: Ireland’s Be Media Smart Campaign”

Giuseppe Vitiello, “Assessing the Promotion of Freedom of Expression and Free Access to Information in Libraries: Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.10 through the EBLIDA-NewsGuard partnership”

Moderators: Ana Krahmer, Raphaëlle Bats, Eric Chin, Frederick Zarndt

Lecture 1: Register Here

Lecture 2: 18 November 2020, 17:00 CEST


Abby Moore & Catherine Tingelstad, “Nuanced Literacy and Fake News: Academic Librarians’ Role in New Information Environments”

Enrica Manenti, “‘Handle with Double Care.’ Memorial Sites, Teens, Libraries and Wikipedia”

Moderators: Ana Krahmer, Laurie Bridges, Mary Feeney, Kopana Terry

Lecture 2: Register Here

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