“Adam Ruins Everything” on Election Day (Nov 6th @11:30am)


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The C+MRC in partnership with the National Association for Media Literacy Education and truTV will present a special screening and discussion of Adam Ruins Everything on Election Day (Tuesday), November 6th from 11:30-2:00pm in University Hall 1030. Your host is C+MRC founder, Dr. Vanessa Greenwood. All within the Montclair State University community are welcome. Stay for some or all of the session. No registration required.*

In Adam Ruins Everything host and investigative comedian Adam Conover embarks on a comically inventive yet unrelentingly serious quest to reveal the hidden truths behind everything you know and love. Tackling topics ranging from the workplace and voting to forensic science and security, he gives you not just fun facts to share with your friends, but information that will make you see the world in a whole new way. If knowledge is power, then Adam Conover will have you laughing all the way to the top.

Who is Adam Conover?

Why Do We Love Adam? (Hint: He Cites His Sources)

Why Does the Electoral College Ruin Democracy?

U.S. Media Literacy Week 2018 is Nov 5-9th. It brings together hundreds of partners for events and activities around the United States. This important initiative has the support of a large group of partnering organizations (like the COMM+MEDIA Research Collaboratory) and media literacy experts from all over the country who are dedicated and passionate about media literacy education. For more information, go to medialiteracyweek.us. 

Media Literacy is the ability to ACCESS, ANALYZE, EVALUATE, COMMUNICATE and CREATE using all forms of communication. The mission of National Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today.

*Note: SCM Majors consult with your program advisor to determine if this event meets the criteria for Colloquium (CMDA 490) credit.