‘Fake News’ and Media Literacy in the Digital Age

Senator Dodd is hosting a public forum at UC Davis to address challenges and opportunities in media literacy education. He and a panel of academics, journalists and scholars will take on topics such as the proliferation of political propaganda on social media, the importance of a free press and charges of 'fake news' leveled at mainstream media outlets by President Trump.

Who:               Senator Dodd, 3rd Senate District; Mindy Romero, founder and director of the California Civic Engagement Project at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy in Sacramento; Paul Gullixson, Associate VP for Strategic Communications at Sonoma State University; Taryn Luna, reporter, The Sacramento Bee; Tessa Jolls, President and CEO of the Center for Media Literacy; Garth Lewis, superintendent-elect, Yolo County Office of Education.

What:             ‘Fake News’ and Media Literacy in the Digital Age

When:             Monday, September 24, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where:            UC Davis, Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) Room, Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center. Free parking is available for this event. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

RSVP:            (appreciated but not required) lysette.marshman@sen.ca.gov or (707) 454-3808

Livestream Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81Bki0-nEmE