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'How to Analyze the News' class offered by historical society

LITTLE FALLS--The Morrison County Historical Society is offering a class called "How to Analyze the News," from 10 a.m. to noon March 10 at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls.

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LITTLE FALLS-The Morrison County Historical Society is offering a class called "How to Analyze the News," from 10 a.m. to noon March 10 at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls.

The class will cover propaganda, confirmation bias, the anatomy of a news article and slant. It will teach participants methods for spotting fake news and determining whether a source is credible, skills that MCHS staff continually use in uncovering history. The class is meant to make people think, not provide easy answers, a news release reported.

This is a hands-on class, during which people will have a chance to look through the bound volumes of local newspapers within the Morrison County Historical Society's collection.

Cost of the class is $20 for the general public and $15 for MCHS members. A minimum of five people are need to be signed up for the class to take place. A maximum of 15 reservations will be taken for the class. Call 320-632-4007 to reserve a spot or visit https://squareup.com/store/morrison-county-historical-society to sign up. Reservations are due by March 7.

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