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Wed, Nov 07

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Prospect Public Library

Fake News in Real Context

A moderated forum discussion that will discuss the emergence of Fake News as a cultural phenomenon. Discussion will chart the distinctions between professional journalism, citizen journalism and state propaganda in its current cultural context.

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Fake News in Real Context
Fake News in Real Context

Time & Location

Nov 07, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:10 PM

Prospect Public Library, 17 Center St, Prospect, CT 06712, USA

About the event

A moderated forum discussion that will discuss the emergence of Fake News as a cultural phenomenon. Discussion will chart the distinctions between professional journalism, citizen journalism and state propaganda in its current cultural context. The dangers that fake news poses to and for a democratic, and culturally literate state will be spoken of.

Attendees will learn ways to guard themselves from accepting falsities from realities in this era of 24/7 news.

Guest Speakers will include Professor Paul Levinson and Rich Hanley. The Forum will be moderated by Larry Rifkin.

The Forum is being paid for from a grant from the Connecticut Humanities.

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