NCRC36 Fake News

NCRA/ANREC Coordinated Session

Navigating Fake News
Fake news is the hot topic at the top of every pundit’s agenda. But what is it? Where did it come from? And, most importantly, what does that have to do with Campus and Community Radio? Luke from the NCRA/ANREC will be offering a brief overview while also pointing to the regulations campus and community stations have to comply with. There will for a list of resources available to tackle Fake News and a discussion on what can be done at your station.

Also joining the discussion is

John Bermingham is an award-winning journalist, who was a reporter at The Province newspaper in Vancouver for more than two decades. He currently teaches journalism and communications at UFV, and is analyzing media coverage of the Northern Gateway Pipeline Debate as part of his PhD research at Simon Fraser University.

John will discuss today the implications of fake news — for journalism, news organizations and democracy — and what journalists and news consumers can do to protect the truth from its corrosive effects.



John Birmingham’s Presentation

John Birmingham’s Script