Great Decisions Discussion Series
It's that time again! Eight provocative topics will provide the basis for this always interesting and stimulating global issues discussion series. The more diverse the opinions (and they usually are) the more thought-provoking and rousing the conversations.
Great Decisions, sponsored by the League of Women Voters Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth and the Library, will take place for eight consecutive weeks. Attend one session or all.
Foreign Policy Association briefing booklets containing an informative article on each topic are available for purchase for $20. The library has several copies available for checkout. For more information or to purchase a booklet, contact Joan Fragen, (847) 446-0184 or
Each session begins with a short DVD introduction to the subject, providing a segue to the group's discussion. Please join us, and bring your friends!
Registration is required.
Media and foreign policy
By Susan Moeller
Conventional journalism now competes with user-generated content. Official channels of communication can be circumvented through social media. Foreign policy is tweeted from the White House and “fake news” has become a common term. Cyber warfare, hacking and misinformation pose complex security threats. How are actors using media to pursue and defend their interests in the international arena? What are the implications for U.S. policy?