Sunday, January 7, 2018

Event - Sound Science and Sound Journalism in an Era of Fake News (Webinar)

This webinar will take place on Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM EST. This sixty-minute discussion will explore how journalists conduct their research and investigations, confirm facts, ferret out false information and maintain a sound basis for their reporting.

This webinar is presented by Island Press in partnership with the Security and Sustainability Forum.  It will feature Carey Gillam, a veteran journalist, and author of Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Carey will be joined by Dr. Dana Barr, Environmental Health Professor at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health for a conversation on sound science and sound journalism in an era of fake news. The discussion will be moderated by journalist Paul Thacker and will be followed by a question and answer session.

Click here to register.

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