Every year, the Spotlight features a themed article in each issue. We try to select themes that are timely, and we often choose themes with a labor and/or education focus. We seek guest authors and interviews to fill these slots in the Spotlight.
2022's theme was, broadly, misinformation. We featured three articles on the topic. The March article focused on how to break the misinformation cycle, with discussion of tools specifically designed to verify information, and also the role that librarians play in our communities. The June article focused on self-education as a way to combat the spread of misinformation. And the October issue focused on the role media plays in disseminating and controlling misinformation.