In observance of Media Literacy Week, Auburn Public Library is scheduled to host a screening and discussion about the film “Digital Disconnect: Fake News, Privacy and Democracy” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in the Androscoggin Community Room at 49 Spring St.

“Digital Disconnect,” based on the acclaimed book by media scholar Robert McChesney, trains its sights on the relationship between the internet and democracy in the age of fake news, filter bubbles, and Facebook security breaches, according to a news release from the library.

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Media Literacy Week, Oct. 25-29, is hosted by the National Association for Media Literacy Education, with a mission of highlighting the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education all across the country.

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For more information on this or other upcoming programs offered by the library, visit its website, its Facebook page (Auburn Public Library Advocates), or email [email protected].

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