This sounds very interesting!
Why We Click It,How To Stop It
7-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 18
Burton Barr Central Library
1221 N. Central Ave.
Join us to hear a panel of distinguished journalists discuss the issue that has both media people and the public talking and wondering about the future of our democracy.
What do we mean when we say fake news?
- Red flags that you may be viewing fake news
- How to be a more media-savvy news consumer
- How our own news-consumption habits worsen the problem
- Do fact-checkers and “Pinocchio” systems work?
- How Facebook and others are trying to fix the problem
- How mainstream news organizations can better engage wary audiences
Panelists include: Mary Jo Pitzl, state government reporter, Arizona Republic; Lauren Gilger, host/producer, KJZZ-FM; Allison Rodriguez, multimedia journalist and anchor, KNXV-TV (ABC 15); Jessica Pucci, Ethics and Excellence Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University. Moderated by Tim Eigo, chapter president and editor of Arizona Attorney magazine.
Presented by the Valley of the Sun chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in partnership with Phoenix Public Library.