Journalism, Media Literacy, and the Post-Truth World

With the ease in which “fake news” can be disseminated online, where do we go from here to safeguard journalistic integrity and to ensure a society that is media savvy? This panel of local journalists and media literacy specialists will discuss how journalism has evolved over the years, and the current challenges in reporting news, the opportunities they see coming, and how the libraries play a role in creating a media-savvy society. Featuring Kevin Duggan, Stephanie G’Schwind, Stacy Nick, Erin Udell, and Peter Waack. Moderated by Sara Nesbitt.