Fireside Chat: Fact or Fiction? An Examination of Fake News @ The Agora Society, Wellesley Hills [20 March]

Fireside Chat: Fact or Fiction? An Examination of Fake News


108
20
March
21:00 - 22:00

 Facebook event page
The Agora Society
21 Wellesley College Rd, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481
🔥 AGORA FIRESIDE CHATS
Celebrating diversity of opinions
Refreshments will be provided
Dialogue and conversations promised

📰 TOPIC
How can we help people become better news consumers, while combating the problem of fake news?

💡 ABOUT
Through our open-floor and facilitated dialogue, we hope to provide a safe space in which students may freely express their opinions on controversial issues. Our discussions are unbiased and follow the spirit of salons in which ideas are understood and explored. We welcome all to our political discussions; no expertise is required.

The format of The Agora Fireside Chats is a short 5-minute introduction on the topic and on safe space guidelines by our political coordinators, who will act as facilitators. This short intro is followed by a free-flowing discussion. Snacks will be provided.

Please email Rachel Dodell (rdodell) and Madelena Collins (mcollins) with questions, concerns or ideas.

💙 SAFE SPACE GUIDELINES
1.We will speak for ourselves and from our own experience (begin sentences with “I think” or “I feel”, as opposed to “You people”, “You think”).
2. We will listen with an open heart and mind.
3. We will set aside the need to persuade others to agree with us.
4. We will not interrupt.
5. We will not attack a person on their faith, beliefs or identity.
6. We will “pass” if we don’t want to speak.
7. We will ask genuine questions of curiosity.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

The most anticipated events in Boston :

March for Science - Boston, MA
Boston Common
Tax Day Protest Boston - Cambridge
Cambridge Commons Park
The Chainsmokers
TD Garden
Purr Cat Cafe's Grand Opening
167 Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton, MA 02135-4647, United States
Metallica - WorldWired Tour 2017 w/ Volbeat
Gillette Stadium
Bubble RUN Boston 2017!
Brockton Fairgrounds
Erykah Badu
House of Blues Boston
Boston Calling Music Festival
Harvard University Athletic Complex
Boston Grown-Ups Museum
Boston Children's Museum
The most popular events in your news feed!