Search Mastery Speaker Series: You’ve Found It: Can You Trust It?

Event Start Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 11:00 am

Event End Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Location: Virtual EST, Registration Required

Abstract: A skill closely related to search mastery is digital forensics: the ability to discern the accuracy and credibility of information. In this talk, join author and professor Julie Smith as she shares the tips and tools for identifying if what you’ve found is accurate and reliable.

Bio: Julie Smith has been on the faculty of the School of Communications at Webster University in St Louis for twenty years. She is the author of “Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save our Plugged-In World” and “Wake Them Up: Supercharging Engagement in your College Classroom.” Julie is a media literacy evangelist who has presented in 16 states and 10 countries, promoting critical media consumption to student, parent and faculty groups (and anyone who will listen). She is the host of the “What the Media” podcast with KMOX radio in St Louis and is frequently quoted in media outlets.

julie smith head shot photo


Research Talks/Events