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New Stuff Tuesday — April 18, 2017

The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking by Brooke Borel ZA3075 .B67 2016 Reference Collection, 2nd floor “If journalism is a cornerstone of democracy, then fact-checking is its building inspector,” claims Brooke Borel in her comprehensive and highly readable guide to fact-checking … Continue reading

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Holiday Book & Media Sale

Last week Thanksgiving heralded the beginning of the holiday season and today we’ve put out gift worthy books, CDs, DVDs, and video games for the Library’s monthly sale. Continue reading

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Book & Media Sale for November

This month’s sale includes books and media Continue reading

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Victories and challenges in Black representation

Dr. Joseph Flynn, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations Dept. at Northern Illinois University, will talk about “Victories and challenges in Black representations” from 3:30-4:30pm on Thurs., Oct. 1 in UC275A. It’s part … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: WTMJ-TV News Search

The UW-Milwaukee Libraries’ Archives, with support from WTMJ-TV and the Wisconsin Historical Society, recently launched WTMJ-TV News Search, “a catalog of nearly 50,000 news stories broadcast from 1950 to 1980 by WTMJ-TV, an NBC-affiliated station located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stories … Continue reading

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Media Freedom v. Corporate Control

Peace, Education and Activism through Creative Engagement (P.E.A.C.E.), a UWW student organization, will show the documentary “Shadows of Liberty” on Thurs., Oct. 16th at 5:30pm in UC Summers Auditorium. This 90-minute award-winning documentary examines the impact of corporate ownership on … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 13

Proofiness How You’re Being Fooled by the Numbers by Charles Seife QA99 .S45 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor When it comes to math and statistics, I don’t remember much from those courses in high school and college. I may have … Continue reading

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Media Month at the “Book Sale”

It’s Media Month at the Library’s ongoing book sale. Check out the carts near the Library entrance for 16mm films and LP records! All items are only 25¢. Items will be changed weekly. Keep an eye out for videotapes later in October.

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 3

Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get by Ken Doctor PN4784 .062 D63 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor As I was laying in bed catching up on the news from the Wisconsin State Journal app … Continue reading

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RU able to unplug?

I recently read an article in my daily newspaper about the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda asking 200 University of Maryland, College Park students to give up cell phones, iPods, TV, radio, computers, and even magazines and … Continue reading

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