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Fake News and Alternative Facts

An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Date: October 17th, 2017 from 12:00pm-2:00pm

Location: Special Events Room, 6137 McKeldin Library

The onslaught of newscasts is overwhelming! Is it fake news? Real news? Alternative facts? Our esteemed interdisciplinary panelists offered their different perspectives on this vital topic. More information about our panelists for this event can be found below.

A recording of the event is available online.

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Ernesto Calvo
    • Professor and Associate Chair, Government & Politics
  • Rachel Gammons
    • Head, Teaching and Learning Services, McKeldin Library
  • Jamie McIntyre
    • Adjunct Professor, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
    • Senior Writer, The Washington Examiner
  • Dr. Scott Roberts
    • Director of Instructional Excellence and Innovation, Teaching & Learning Transformation Center (TLTC)
    • Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Andrew Wolvin
    • Professor, Department of Communication