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News literacy workshop Tuesday in Freeport

FREEPORT – Highland Community College’s Lifelong Learning program will have a free news literacy and civic engagement class Tuesday in the Student, Conference Center at the campus, 2998 W. Pearl City Road.

The class will be in the Newell Room, H-201. Michael A. Spikes, director of the News Literacy Digital Resource Center, and the head of Chicago programming for the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University. Participants will receive information on the basics of news literacy, and tips on how to distinguish between real and fake news.

Call 815-599-3403 for more information on Tuesday’s course and other Lifelong Learning offerings.

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