Date + Time: Sunday, July 14, 2019: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Speakers: Donna Cavallini, Covington & Burling LLP; Mary Glendinning, NPR; Robert Schrott, LexisNexis
BoK Domains: Information Management, Research + Analysis
The vast array of sources and websites for news available today presents librarians with many challenges when conducting news-related research. How is the rush to be current affecting news research? How does one manage the massive volume of articles on a single topic, entity, or event? Or determine the accuracy of an article or the trustworthiness of a source? How is social media impacting news? What best practices can librarians implement to answer these questions and be confident about the information they provide?