How to Combat Fake News


This program discusses the negative real-world impacts of fake news and how they are shaping our relationship with news and journalism. Spoken from both a personal and industry perspective, audience members will be invited to challenge their own assumptions and biases when it comes to objective reporting and media consumption. Topics will include how to spot fake news, how to reliably source information, how fake news is affecting perceptions of the Middle East, and how fake news is being used to distort civic debate.