Just Talk: Media & Polarization

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Over the last 50 years, our media has shifted from major networks and newspapers to specialized sources with specific audiences. In other words, we can 'shop' for the news that suits us and limit our exposure to news that we don’t like. We often hear that this results in a culture of polarization. But is that actually so? In this conversation we explore the world of how politics has become "not to be discussed", what happens in our relationships with others as a result of having specialized media sources and our lack of common understanding. We also ask for what type of political climate we aspire to...so we can envision it together.

This event is free and open to all.

When: April 24, 2018 at 11:30am - 1:00pm

Where: Library, 3rd Floor Apse

 

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