Is It Real or Fake?

April 18, 2017

Is It Real or Fake? 
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

A discussion of where fake news comes from, how it spreads, and how to identify it, followed by an on-site fake news game show. Join WBUR reporter Jack Lepiarz in a conversation with Ethan Zuckerman (Director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT), Melissa Zimdars (Assistant Professor of Communication at Merrimack College), and Rob May (CEO of Talla) who will discuss where fake news comes from, how it spreads, and how to identify it. And, find out if our panelists can bluff you in an on-site fake news game show!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Limited seating and standing room available on a first-come, first-served basis. This program is recommended for teens and adults.  Free.