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Webinar: Racial Justice and the Impacts of Climate Change Through the Lens of Media Literacy

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Monday, 22 March 2021, 2:45

Monday, March 22, 2021. 2:45 PM. Webinar: Racial Justice and the Impacts of Climate Change Through the Lens of Media Literacy. Cyndy Scheibe, Ithaca College. Sponsored by Cornell University. More information here.

How can we understand two of the most critical issues of our time - racial justice and climate change, and the connections between them - during an "infodemic" of misinformation, disinformation and news spin? Media literacy provides a powerful context for deep conversations about the messages we see, hear and read. Focusing on the impacts and protests related to Black Lives Matter and climate change, we'll use constructivist media decoding to collectively explore how we know what we know and how our own biases influence the ways in which we seek out, interpret and share information about the issues that matter most in our lives.

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