SPJ/LA to Host Oct. 6 Panel Discussion: Exposing Fake News

With the election only a few weeks away, doctored videos, misleading memes and downright inaccurate content is flooding social media. With so much information to contend with, how can a consumer know what’s real and what isn’t? Join SPJ/LA for a panel discussion on strategies for exposing fake news and finding the real deal.

The panelists are:

Bryan Monroe, associate professor at Temple University and the co-author of “Truth Counts: A Practical Guide for the News Consumer.”

Ebonee Rice, vice president of the News Literacy Project’s educator network.

David Siders, national political correspondent for POLITICO.

Chiméne Tucker, librarian for USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

The panel will be moderated by Frank Stoltze of KPCC Public Radio.

WHAT:
“Fake News: How to Decipher What’s Real and What’s Not” Panel Discussion

WHEN:
Tuesday, Oct. 6
5:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Zoom

COST:
Free of charge.

PARKING:
None

RSVP:
Please RSVP via Google Forms at https://bit.ly/33PEEfQ

CONTACT:
Alexi Chidbachian, Generation J Chair
Alexichidbachian@yahoo.com

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