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High Noon: Are You Fake News? Belief, Outrage and Incivility in the New Media Environment

November 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Armstrong, an expert in broadcast communication, will take a look at examples of “fake news” incidents in early modern media to help contextualize the contemporary problem. Dr. Inabinet, an expert in political rhetoric, explains how persuasive use of these new tools propelled the rise of right-wing extremism globally and in the election of Donald Trump in the United States.

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Date:
November 1, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm