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Libraries and the Fight against Fake News

In a ‘post-truth’ era, the ability to discern between reliable and unreliable sources of information is essential. As a skill set, information literacy allows the consumer to evaluate both data and news sources.

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Moving from Dream to Reality

Kent Wagner joined American University’s MFA program in the fall of 2015 planning to get a degree. Little did he know that the program he had joined would lead him to something much bigger.

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Keeping the Potomac: The Politics of Water

American University student Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath is pursuing an MFA in Film and Electronic Media with a concentration in Environmental and Wildlife filmmaking. She talks about her experience in COMM:568: Environmental and Wildlife Production.

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Find Love in a Not-So-Hopeless Place

Emily Roseman Tillet expected to have a thrilling experience in the Washington Mentorship Program, worked towards her career, and she also found her husband.