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If you’re getting your news mostly from social media, your information diet is probably a little lacking. You might even be consuming fake news , which the New York Times defines as "a…
continue reading Are You Reading Fake News?
written by Jamie B.
August 20, 2019
The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes were announced at Columbia University in New York City on Monday, April 15. The Pulitzers recognize achievements in newspaper, magazine and online…
continue reading The 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners Are...
written by Peter SM
April 18, 2019
While riding on the El one afternoon, as the train wobbily drifted into 46th Street Station, I noticed a handful of people standing around in a vacant lot off to the side of the tracks and then I…
continue reading Strange Statues and a Discovery in Parkway Central Library's Art Department
written by Briana G.
March 29, 2019
The Print and Picture Collection recently added a group of photos to the Historical Images of Philadelphia Digital Collection featuring intrepid reporter Vivian Shirley climbing three…
continue reading Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Reporter Vivian Shirley Climbs Philadelphia Landmarks!
written by Laura S.
May 31, 2018
We are very pleased to announce complimentary online access to the New York Times is now available with your library card ! Free Library card holders will now have free access to NYTimes.com and…
continue reading Extra! Extra! New York Times Online Now Free With Your Library Card!
written by Jamie W.
April 10, 2018
2 + 2 = 4 The Earth is round. Frankenstein is the name of the doctor, not the monster. These are all indisputable facts. Unfortunately, we are currently living in some bizarro, post-truth world…
continue reading Library Resources to Help Spot Fake News
written by Peter SM
August 25, 2017