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2020 Election – Rumors, Conspiracies vs Facts, Reality

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It’s 2020, another election has just finished, and yet again misinformation has been on the rise.  Rumors and conspiracies can be fun to read and share, but it’s always good to check for facts as well.  For many of us, it’s like sharing gossip.  Sometimes we share it for the laugh it provides, sometime because… read more >>

Decision 2020: Today Is Election Day

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Tuesday, November 3rd is Election Day. An election day technically occurs on the “first Tuesday after November 1st.”  And for 2020, that day is today! The United States has an election day every November.  This year is a very important and pivotal election.  The years in which we vote for presidential candidates (every four years)… read more >>

Media Bias and Information Literacy

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With the November election quickly approaching, it may be difficult to figure out how to avoid false or misleading information when trying to determine a candidate’s views. From social media to television, many people aren’t sure where to turn for reliable, fact-based reporting.   According to the Digital Resource Center’s Glossary for News Literacy, media bias is “pattern of unfairness or willful inaccuracy over… read more >>

A Guide to Primary Voting in Ohio 2020

By Ed, Business & Investment Center librarian Ohio is currently experiencing a once-in-a-century event that continues to affect every aspect of our daily lives. We are all still finding our footing in this temporary new normal; however, there are still moments of ‘business as usual’ and such is the case with primary voting. Here is what is happening and… read more >>