Fake News Panel:
Tom Blinkhorn is a print journalist and radio commentator and moderated the evening.
Alexis Jetter, lectures at Dartmouth and is a veteran journalist, teacher and radio commentator with a focus on politics, science, activism and popular culture.
Mark Williams is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Dartmouth
Jim Heffernan is a blogger for the Huffington Post, and is a Dartmouth English professor of English emeritus
Suggested Links from the panel:
Nobody Speak, Trials of the Free Press Netflix Documentary
The trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media pitted privacy rights against freedom of the press, and raised important questions about how big money can silence media.
Trump’s Lies, NY Times The New York Times used a full page in the opinion section of Sunday’s paper to print what it described as nearly every lie President Donald made since taking office.
The Internet Archive, The person at The Internet Archive in charge of their vigilant news fact-checking is Nancy Watzman. Their real-time checking of the debates was front page news in the NYT. She is the point person for their collaborative project called The Trump Archive:
You will find a great deal of information about “the attention economy” online, and this is a good place to start.