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Fake News, Real Talk 

Knowledge is power. In a digital age of fake news, alternative facts, media echo chambers, confirmation bias, and algorithm-fuelled virality, how can we as students navigate our way around our distorted media landscape? What does it mean now to be informed?

Fake News, Real Talk is an interactive, student-led exhibit showcasing how disinformation impacts us when it comes to everything from politics to pop culture, even down to our personal lives. Our event is driven with the purpose of illustrating how misinformation impacts the lens through which we perceive, experience, and act upon our world.

So, take a study break and come kick back with us! Gather your friends for a night of great food, even better company, and get ready to challenge your understanding of truth. Hang out with fellow students and join us for an amazing and informative night at the Misinformation Gallery. Drop by anytime between 7:00-9:00pm. Don’t miss out!

Fake News, Real talk is an event organized by the SFU Public Square Peer Engagement Ambassadors. This event is organized by students for students and serves as a lead up event for the 2019 Community Summit, Confronting the Disinformation Age.

This is a queer-friendly, mixed crowd event.

It doesn't matter who you are, who you love or how you identify, everyone is welcome here. Oppression, judgment, and harassment are not.

WHEN

Fri, March 29, 2019 | 7 - 9:00 PM

WHERE

The HiVE
210-128 W Hastings Street, Vancouver

We respectfully acknowledge that this event takes place on the Unceded, Traditional, Ancestral Territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ, and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm First Nations.

Venue Accessibility

Venue Information

The HiVE is located at 210-128 W Hastings St, a short 7 minute walk from Waterfront Station and a 2 minute walk from the 95 B-Line Abbott stop. Bike stalls are available outside the main entrance.

Parking

Nearby parking is available at 61 & 95 West Hastings Street - Lot #1724 and 150 W Pender St.

Wheelchair Seating

The HiVE is located two stories up, there is no elevator or lift; however there is a sturdy handrail.

Washroom Accessibility

Gender-neutral bathrooms are available at this facility.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding this event’s accessibility, feel free to connect with us at psqevent@sfu.ca.

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