Presented by Innovation Bridge Europe

The Truth Might Hurt: Media Literacy, Factchecking & Beyond

Mar 11, 2024

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Editors, journalists (and media consumers) face unprecedented challenges when covering global crisis, conflicts, major electoral events but also everyday news. Misinformation, misleading claims, and manipulated content pose a significant threat to social cohesion. Solutions offered via emerging technologies and remarkable advances in AI also create new challenges: Fact-checking, key actor training, education are increasingly vital. Join our expert panel discussion on the role of journalism, media literacy, the unique role of digital platforms and the role of AI in strengthening democracy.

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Alex Mahadevan

The Poynter Institute

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Dr. Sharon Strover

The University of Texas at Austin

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Lina Timm

Medien.Bayern | Media Lab Bavaria

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