Fake News, Alternative Facts and Verification in Modern Media: 4/6/17

Gordon S. Jackson Conference in Media Law and Ethics

Current events may be shining a new spotlight on verification in modern journalism, but it’s long been a concern discussed by professional communicators on all platforms. The 2017 Gordon S. Jackson Conference in Media Law and Ethics explores the challenges of verification, fact-checking, “real vs. fake news” and more through both a legal and an ethical lens. This evening event features two prominent media scholars, their thoughts and your questions.

Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m.

Robinson Teaching Theater, Weyerhaeuser Hall

Free and open to the public

Featuring


Dr. Jane Kirtley, Director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law and Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota

 

 

 

 

Dr. Lee Anne Peck, Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, School of Communication at the University of Northern Colorado

 

 

 

Questions? Contact Dr. Erica Salkin (esalkin@whitworth.edu) or Dr. Kevin Grieves (kgrieves@whitworth.edu)

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