Panel - Is Fake News Threatening our Democracy?
The panel "Is Fake News Threatening our Democracy?" will address this question and discuss the impact fake news has on our society when it influences public opinion. The panel is free to the public and will feature four guest speakers.
Speakers will be Jeff Yates, a journalist at Métro Montreal and Radio-Canada, Camille Lopez, also a journalist at Métro Montreal, Eve Beaudin, a journalist and specialist in fake news and Greg Nielsen, professor of Sociology and Anthropology and co-director of the Concordia Centre for Broadcasting Studies. They will be joined by Fenwick McKelvey, a Communications and Journalism Studies professor at Concordia University, who will moderate the event.