Let's Talk about: Fake News
Misinformation. Dismissal of facts. Bogus viral reports. Navigate the current information crisis and get to the truth with guidance from political and journalistic experts.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
1-2:30 p.m. | Central Library
All Let's Talk About events are recorded. Please inform us at the door if you wish not to be filmed. Space will be provided.
About the discussion panelists
Lilia Luciano, ABC10
Lilia Luciano is an ABC10 investigative reporter. Prior she led coverage of a number of high-profile news stories and reported for "NBC Nightly News," "The Today Show," MSNBC, The Weather Channel, CNBC and Telemundo. She has also worked as a host on several VICE platforms. In 2013, she received a GLAAD award for her Huffington Post column about homophobia in media. Recent reporting by Luciano.
Chris Nichols, Politifact Reporter for Capital Public Radio
Chris Nichols is the PolitiFact California reporter for Capital Public Radio
. For the past 12 years, Chris has worked as a government and politics reporter at newspapers across California. Most recently, he covered the Capitol for the San Diego Union-Tribune
. Previously, he worked at the North County Times
in Escondido, the Lodi News-Sentinel,
and the Sonora Union-Democrat
. Recent reporting by Nichols
Kim Nalder, Ph.D., Project for an Informed Electorate
Professor Nalder is the executive director of CalSpeaks and the founding director of the Project for an Informed Electorate, both programs of the Institute for Social Research at Sacramento State. Her current and recent research is on misinformation, voter knowledge, news coverage of elections, and the culture wars. Recent reporting by Dr. Nalder.
Moderated by Dia Penning from World Trust
Dia Penning is the director of curriculum and education at World Trust and has designed curriculum for the San Francisco Arts Commission and Columbia College Department of Cultural Affairs in Chicago. She works with teams to relieve their fear of change by offering transformative and creative ways for educators to engage people in community building. She has 15+ years as an expert facilitator.
Special note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Kristin Belden with the Center for Investigative Reporting is no longer able to participate in the discussion.
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