#HumCitizen: Fake News! The Media, The Truth, and our Democracy

Presented by:
Oklahoma Humanities Council
Current Initiative: Democracy and the Informed Citizen National Partner: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Pulitzer Prizes Subject: Journalism, Literacy Audience: All

A candid conversation with investigative journalist Carl Bernstein about media literacy, the role of journalism in a functioning democracy, and the lessons learned from his Watergate experience. This program is supported by a grant from the Mellon Foundation in partnership with the Pulitzer Prizes and the Federation of State Humanities Councils.

MARCH 2018

An Evening with Carl Bernstein: “Fake News! The Media, The Truth, and Our Democracy” – Oklahoma City, OK – Pulitzer Prize-winning Watergate investigative journalist Carl Bernstein engages in conversation about media literacy, the role of journalism in a functioning democracy, and the lessons learned from his Watergate experiences. Mr. Bernstein was joined by local NPR station KGOU General Manager Dick Pryor and Ted Streuli, editor and associate publisher of the Journal Record.

SPRING/SUMMER 2018

OK Humanities Magazine – “Truth” Vol. 11, No. 1

In this edition of OK Magazine, a number of articles and interviews focus on the idea of “Truth” including an interview with Carl Bernstein, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, on truth and journalism. Other articles explore “fair and balanced news,” whether truth has become a matter of convenience, the road to skepticism and “fake news,” the relationship between a free press and democracy, how to find real news, and much more. Be sure to check out the full edition here.  

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