3/09/2020 Staff

How to Spot Disinformation in Today's Media

  • How to Spot Disinformation in Today's Media

Julie Smith
Instructor, Webster University School of Communications

The video recording of this event is only available to those with an F&M Net ID and password.

The online world is filled with bots, shallow fakes, deep fakes and Googlebombing. Do you have the tools to spot them?   

Julie Smith describes herself as a College Professor, Speaker/Presenter, Author, Social Media Apologist and Media Literacy Evangelist. Julie has been teaching media literacy and media-related classes at the university level since 1997.  She holds her B.A. in Public Relations from the University of Tulsa and her M.S. in Mass Communication from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. Julie is currently on the faculty at Webster University in St Louis. She is the author of “Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged-In World” and has traveled all over the world helping faculty, students, and families with media literacy, digital citizenship, classroom engagement and social media.  Julie is on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Media Literacy Education, and she is currently working on a book advocating for more engagement in the college classroom.

This event was proposed by Cindy Wingenroth and is sponsored by the Faculty Center and the Franklin & Marshall College Library.

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