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Social Media and Current Events: Impacts and Implications, October 22, 2014

Twitter. Facebook. Instagram. You Tube. See something happen. Post immediately. Seek political office. Get your supporters to tweet. Start a revolution. Watch the world respond. In thousands of places and millions of lives, social media has changed the way we interact with the world, the way media handles current events, and the way people receive and believe their news. What are the impacts and implications of this new technology? What can we do to be informed consumers of what we see posted? Join us October 22 and give your students the unique opportunity to be part of the conversation on this important and timely topic. To obtain more details about the program including related curriculum standards, program objectives and agenda, pre and post program learning activities, and additional video and web resources related to the program, click on the Program Materials link on the right side of this page.


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DATE Wednesday March 30th 2013