media


A Family Approach to Digital Well-Being (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

With an ever-changing learning landscape, how can we ensure the digital well-being of our kids? Join us as we explore practical ways to use media and tech to create, connect, communicate, and learn. Families will leave with resources and strategies to support learning and digital well-being at home. Presented by […]


Booklovers’ Breakfast featuring MSNBC’s Joy Reid and The View’s Sunny Hostin (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

  For the first time in conversation, Sunny Hostin and Joy Reid will talk about their careers and being groundbreaking Black women in media. February 6, 2021, 8:30am-11am, Zoom Webinar Advance registration required through Eventbrite. Registration required in order to receive the Zoom Webinar link. Admission: $15, includes a signed bookplate […]


Mass Media And Its Influence (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

In the past five decades, the media and its influential effect on the masses have increased exponentially.  Initially, the news and media channels were limited to the telegraph, but technological inventions then found many channels to spread the news to the masses such as the radio, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, and […]


Teens: True or False – A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Spotting Fake News (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

  In a world with so much information, how can anyone separate fact from fiction? In this timely and useful work of nonfiction, a former CIA analyst does a deep dive into fake news—its long history, its consequences, and how today’s readers can detect it. Photo illustrations, accessible page layout, […]


Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. Ghosting the News tells the most troubling media story of our time: How democracy suffers when local news dies. From 2004 to 2015, 1,800 print newspaper outlets closed in the US. The absence of accountability journalism has created […]


Navigating Fake News on Social Media (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

This is a one-hour class designed to improve your understanding of media environments and how misinformation or fake news can spread through social media. This class will inform patrons about best practices for identifying fake news on social media, and share resources and tips for research. You will receive an […]