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The Role of the Media in Post-Fact Politics

Event Type: Adult Services
Date: 5/23/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 The news media has historically measured its importance, and its relevance to our democracy, on its ability to inform a fact-based national debate. We will discuss the role of the media in the 2016 election and how journalists will move forward, with particular attention to partisan and social media and their implications. Presented by Rachel Davis Mersey, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Northwestern University.

Location: Auditorium
Contact: Betty
Contact Number: x6936