The Honest Truth about Fake News: (Mis)information and How it Spreads
A dynamic line-up of media experts tackles the current news landscape: journalism, social networks, information literacy and why it matters to our democracy. Q&A to follow!
Featuring: Dan Kennedy, Professor of Journalism NE University, author, and panelist on WGBH’s Beat the Press; Takis Metaxas, Professor of Computer Science Wellesley College. Co-creator of TwitterTrails; and Melissa Zimdars, Professor of Communication & Media Merrimack College and Director of OpenSources.
This program is free of charge thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Friends of the Reading Public Library.
- Wednesday, May 3, 2017
- 7:00pm - 9:00pm
- Community Room A, Community Room B