Daily Archives: October 2, 2017
Come hear all about it!
If a free press is a pillar of American democracy, what are the implications when the news media undergoes rapid technologic and economic changes?
Shouts of “Fake News” shadow reporters as they write about topics ranging from politics to climate to sports. The professionalism of local journalists are increasingly tarnished by amateur bloggers writing from unknown locations.
Is today’s media environment making it easier for people to become informed, or does it make it easier for people to create their own echo chambers and lose sight of what’s really going on?
Join us for the Oct. 5 Forum as Peabody Award-winning journalist Tom Martin moderates a panel discussion featuring Lexington Herald-Leader columnist Tom Eblen; LEX-18 news anchor Nancy Cox and longtime Kentucky columnist and educator Al Cross.
Thursday, October 5, 2018
Hilary J. Boone Center
University of Kentucky
7:15 Coffee and Networking
7:30 Breakfast and Program
Free to Members / Guest Fee $20
Please RSVP by noon Tuesday, October 3, 2017