Slow Theatre @ 1078 Gallery Chico Speaks: A Public Discussion Series Fakebook: Reliability and Truth in the Era of Fake News
Tuesday April 18, 2017 | 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) | FREE Facebook Event
Panelists David Little, Editor, Chico Enterprise-Record Ken Smith, Staff Writer, Chico News & Review Marc Albert, News Director, North State Public Radio Laird Easton, Professor of History, California State University, Chico
Alternative Facts and Fake News are this season’s buzzwords. What happens to objectivity, reliability, and notions of the truth when readers gather information from social media and news feeds tailored to their political views? How can we counteract or complicate news bubbles? What is the news media’s role and how is it changing? What can history teach us? What do we teach our children? Join local community arts group Slow Theatre as we host the first installment of a new public discussion series, Chico Speaks. This event will build on the tremendous success of our February event, The People’s State of the Union, which drew 200+ audience members.
Free & open to the public. Donations to the nonprofit organizations Slow Theatre & 1078 Gallery accepted with gratitude. www.slowtheatre.com