‘Fake News: Mapping the pages of nineteenth-century newspapers’, Talk at National Library (3 May, Wellington)

Fake News: Mapping the pages of nineteenth-century newspapers

How did information circulate in nineteenth-century newspapers and how did readers distinguish between real and fake news? This joint talk explores new digital humanities approaches to data mining and data visualisation using historic digitised newspapers. It explores the circulation of information and various cultures of viral text reprinting. Co-sponsored by ARANZ, LIANZA, and Victoria University of Wellington.

Date: Thursday 3 May
Time: 5.30pm to 7pm
Venue: Te Ahumairangi (Ground floor), National Library, Cnr. Molesworth & Aitken Streets