WSAB WEBINAR: FIGHTING FAKE NEWS
Thursday October 11, 2018
11:00 AM PACIFIC TIME
This session, featuring Al Tompkins of The Poynter Institute, will use real-life examples that trip journalists who are trying to find and report the truth. The session is loaded with practical advice that journalists will use on their next shift and includes:
-detecting bias in how we describe events
-bias in delivery
-how to detect fake photos and video
-how fake social media trolls create their fakes in seconds
-crowd “actors” who fake events
-the trolls who start rumors
-tracking the truth with simple easy tools
-four critical questions to ask to “think critically”
Please note that the date and start time for this webinar differs from our normal time. The webinar is on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 11:00 am Pacific Time. This is a multi-state webinar, thus broadcasters from around the country will take part.
Once you submit your registration to the WSAB you will receive an email with instructions to access the Poynter Institute’s webinar platform.
The WSAB “Fighting Fake News” Webinar is free to member stations and $50 for non-member stations. You must pre-register for this webinar by Monday, October 8, 2018.