NH Institute of Politics
Every four years, New Hampshire serves as a magnet to politicians and the media as the nation’s first presidential primary unfolds. The New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Saint Anselm College are center stage, hosting presidential hopefuls and providing a backdrop for American democracy in action. Hundreds of Oval Office aspirants have delivered speeches, met with students, and participated in debates on campus. Learn all about NHIOP and the role St. Anselm plays in the election process.
NHIOP Distinguished Speaker and Bean Lecturer Dr. Samuel Wineburg
October 5th 12:30pm
Surfing in the Age of Fake News: Media Literacy for College-Level Readers, Dr. Samuel Wineburg is the Margaret Jacks Professor of Education and a professor of history (by courtesy) at Stanford University in California, and is also Director of the Stanford History Education Group. Wineburg’s recent empirical study at Stanford University, "How Young People Make Decisions about What to Believe on the Internet" has been featured prominently in national media outlets such as NPR and the Wall Street Journal. Wineburg and co-author Sarah McGrew recently described his work in the article "Why Students Can’t Google their Way to the Truth", a widely held K-12 education trade magazine, Education Week. The full arc of Dr. Wineburg’s scholarship is characterized by his commitment to improving historical and civic education, and his work has been widely cited.
This event is free and open to the public.