Media Landscapes: Navigating a World Full of Propaganda with Renee Hobbs – Discussion Questions

  1. What kind of dispositions, knowledge, and skills help people navigate in a world where sponsored content, clickbait, political ads, memes, and disinformation are in widespread circulation, remixed and retransmitted by our friends, neighbors, and family?
  2. How can library staff model the kind of critical thinking needed to manage the diverse forms  of propaganda that are part of everyday life?
  3. What instructional strategies around propaganda education can be used with library patrons of all ages?
  4. How can digital creation activities by library staff as well as patrons/students help in understanding these persuasive genres?