Thursday, February 14, 2019

Fighting Misinformation: How to Build Trust in a World of Liars

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Type: Panel Discussion
Audience: Open to the Public
Organizer: Center for Media, Data and Society
Building: Nador u. 15
Room: 101 (Quantum Room)
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Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

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Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Who produces misinformation, how and why? How do people perceive misinformation in Brazil, the US, Nigeria, India or Hungary? Is social media part of the problem or the solution? What is the role of regulators, civil society, journalists and corporations in fighting misinformation?

Experts and journalists discuss various aspects of the “misinformation” phenomenon: recent trends, forms of misinformation in different contexts and potential remedies.

  • Daniel Funke, Poynter Institute
  • Anita Komuves,
  • Oren Levine, International Center for Journalists
  • Krisztina Nagy, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Charles Salter, The News Literacy Project
The event is organized in the framework of our Workshop on Disinformation and Propaganda for Hungarian Students. The program is funded by the Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program of the U.S. Embassy Budapest Public Affairs Section of the Department of State to be organized by the Center for Media, Data and Society at the School of Public Policy of Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

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