PROGRAM: Annual Symposium – What’s New About Fake News?

Presented by:
Mass Humanities
Subject: Journalism, Varies Audience: All

Each year, Mass Humanities’ Annual Symposium program brings a stellar group of scholars, journalists, and public officials together for a series of public conversations examining fundamental aspects of our democratic culture. The 2017 Annual Symposium fall forum will focus on the theme “What’s New About Fake News?” and will be held on Oct. 15th at the Boston Public Library.

Past symposia have focused on the Presidency, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Supreme Court, the role of the media in our democracy, military and civic culture in America and the Internet and democracy, economic inequality, and racial conciliation.