Fake News in Real Context
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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.