April 19 Program: News and Facts. Fake What?

fakewhatNews. Facts. “Fake” news. Alternative facts. Post-truth. Media credibility. There is a lot of coverage and discussion on these topics lately. Are truth and facts a matter of interpretation? What about the First Amendment and journalistic ethics? Now, you can be part of the dialogue with leading experts.

“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” ~Thomas Jefferson

TITLE: News and Facts. Fake What?

DATE: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

TIME: Check-in and continental breakfast 8:30-9am; Moderated panel discussion and Q&A with attendees 9-10:30am; Wrap-up and networking 10:30-11am

VENUE: ABC7 Television, 500 Circle Seven Drive, Glendale 91201 (CLICK HERE for map.)

PARKING: Enter at the security gate. You will need photo identification for security clearance.

MODERATOR: Andy Weisser, Co-President, Nonprofit Communications and Media Network; Communications and Public Relations Consultant

PANELISTS:
* Stephanie Bluestein
President, Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Assistant Professor, Journalism, California State University, Northridge

* Peter Eliasberg
General Counsel
ACLU of Southern California

* Myron Levin
Executive Director/Editor
FairWarning: News of Safety, Health and Corporate Conduct; previous Los Angeles Times Investigative Reporter

* Jeff Share, PhD
Faculty Advisor, Teacher Education Program
Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

* Kevin Anderson
Current Events Teacher
Woodland Hills Academy Middle School, LAUSD

HASHTAG: #NCMNmedia

COSTS:
*NCM Network Members = $40 – CLICK HERE to register

*Non-Members / Guests = $50 – CLICK HERE to register

Your participation in this program helps fund NCM Network’s Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship for college sophomores and juniors majoring in communications, journalism, radio, or television at a four-year Southern California college or university. The scholarship program recognizes outstanding students who demonstrate excellent potential for improving the lives of the Southern California community through a communications career.

QUESTIONS: Send an email to Joyce Harris at joyce.e.harris@hotmail.com or call (800) 752-6515.

RSVP DEADLINE: 5pm on Monday, April 17, 2017.

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