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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.

 

 

 

 

 

Date:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time:
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Community Room A, Community Room B

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