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Community Conversations: Opinion, Fact or Fiction and How to Tell the Difference

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Opinion, Fact and Fiction

How can we decide what to believe when surrounded by people convinced of opposing views? How do we decide who to trust beyond just “team a” vs. “team b”? Is there a way to distinguish fact from opinion? Can we learn to distinguish when people are using our emotions or group affiliations to distort our perception of facts? These are all questions worth discussing with journalists, educators and fellow Monadnock folks at our March 11 Community Conversation.

Community Conversations feature a panel of “Conversation Sparkers” and then the floor is opened to questions, comments, and conversation. 

Our Conversation Sparkers are:

Meghan Pierce, Editor and Journalist at Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Christopher Maidment, Conservatarian Political Activist and Author at GraniteGrok.com

Kristen Nevious, Marlin Fitzwater Center for Public Policy, Franklin Pierce University

Nancy West, Founder of New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism and Executive Editor at IndepthNH.org

Jeanne Dietsch, Moderator

Community Conversations are free and all are welcome!

Community Conversations is a series that explores many of the issues impacting our communities. A partnership between the Monadnock Center for History and Culture and the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, each Conversation features local experts talking about challenges faced by our communities. Some issues are global in nature, but each conversation is designed to examine the topic from a local perspective. The program provides residents with the opportunity to learn more about issues impacting their communities, to engage in a civil dialog with speakers and with each other, and to come away with a sense that there are things that individuals and communities can do to foster change and improvement. 

 

The Monadnock Center is proud to partner with the Monadnock Ledger Transcript to present Community Conversations!

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Community Conversations are generously sponsored by

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Additional support for Community Conversations is provided by

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Date:
March 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Phone:
603-924-3235