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Virtual Back to Class: Fighting Fake News- How You Can Help Stop the Spread of Misinformation

With the proliferation of social media, where algorithms determine what you see and hear, echo chambers can make it harder than ever to determine what the true story really is. Misinformation can run rampant before traditional news media can catch up. Jennifer Konfrst, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will cover questions like: What role do media play in combatting so-called "fake news"? How do you even define fake news? And how can consumers make an impact?

Wednesday, May 19 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Alumni & Development

Contact Name

Amelia Klatt

Contact Email Address

Amelia.klatt@drake.edu

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