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Great Decisions

Great Decisions

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs.  Read the Great Decisions briefing book at home, then come and watch a short DVD and discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.  Bi-weekly series of 6 sessions, each with a different topic.  Registration is required so briefing books may be ordered.  (Books are an expense to the library.  While  you do not have to attend each session, please be mindful and check your schedule before you register.  It is only necessary to register once.)

Date:
Friday, July 27, 2018 Show more dates
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Conference Room
Categories:
  Adults  

TOPIC - Media and foreign policy

Conventional journalism now competes with user-generated content. Official channels of communication can be circumvented through social
media. Foreign policy is tweeted from the White House and “fake news” has entered the zeitgeist. How are actors using media to pursue and
defend their interests in the international arena? What are the implications for U.S. policy?

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