Oct 24

Information in 2019: What’s real… and what’s fake?

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Location: Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Auditorium

Contact: Voices: A Library Lecture Series | (518) 629-7336

2019-10-24 11:0:00 2019-10-24 11:50:00 America/New_York Information in 2019: What’s real… and what’s fake? https://www.hvcc.edu/calendar/2019/10/information-in-2019-whats-real-and-whats-fake.html Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Auditorium Voices: A Library Lecture Series editor@hvcc.edu

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It is becoming increasingly difficult when we read or hear the news to know what is accurate and objective. Anyone can develop a website or a blog, and sometimes the information posted goes viral. But is it real or is it fake? Is it intended to inform, mislead or provide a political message?

Politicians promise transparency, but do they keep that promise if elected? Mark C. Mahoney, editorial page editor for The Daily Gazette in Schenectady who earned a 2009 Pulitzer Prize in editorial writing, will address these questions.