URI Media Education Lab launching ‘Courageous RI’ initiative to combat disinformation, propaganda

Updated at 4:46 p.m.

PAM STEAGER, left, the University of Rhode Island Media Education Lab’s director of public engagement, speaks Tuesday at the R.I. Statehouse to launch the new media literacy initiative Courageous RI. / COURTESY MEG GEOGHEGAN
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A new media literacy initiative that plans to help empower the community at large to build media literacy skills and be more resilient against disinformation and propaganda will be launched Tuesday by the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media. The initiative, called “Courageous…

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  1. Apparently, URI does not appreciate the irony of accepting and facilitating a $700k grant from the ‘Department of Homeland Security’ to address ‘propaganda’ and ‘misinformation’