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#SalemOR City Club – Friday, March 3rd

Editing Your News Feeds:
Facts, Alternative Facts, Propaganda and Just Plain BS

Noon –  March 3, 2017  |  11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill

Today, perhaps more than ever, we must take responsibility for vetting the news we receive. Trusted news sources are often compromised by politics, ideology, and/or money. In this day and age when anyone can develop content based on facts, alternative facts, or just plain bull*&^%, click “send” or “post” and have it read around the world, we must be diligent editors of the “news” we receive, even from those we have traditionally trusted. With almost unlimited access to news, how do you know what is factual and what is not?

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Todd Milbourn is an award-winning investigative reporter and journalism instructor at the University of Oregon. He got his start in newspapers at The Modesto Bee, where his investigation of a multimillion dollar housing scheme landed a CEO in prison and inspired a new state law on predatory lending.

More info at Salem City Club…

Doors Open at 11:00

Register by
Wednesday March 1 at Noon

  • Member Program Only (No-Lunch) – Free
     
  • Non-Member Program Only (No Lunch) – $7.00 (USD)
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