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Events for April 8, 2021

Our calendar contains conferences, talks, calls for papers and proposals, and other events related to mis- and disinformation, online political communication, technology and society, journalism, and social media.

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9:00 am

No Going Back: Global Communication & Post-Pandemic Politics | Annenberg School for Communication

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

On suddenly sparse streets, artists confront the grim reality of the moment. With a nod to the anti-globalization movement or the music notes seemingly playing off the guest that has overstayed its welcome, both messages diagnose the ailment and gesture toward a hope for and belief in change. In a moment shaped by closures — […]

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12:00 pm

The Challenges Ahead in Covering Environmental and Climate Justice | Shorenstein Center

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Is environmental justice finally getting more coverage, as media outlets address the disproportionate impact of serious environmental problems on communities of color, the poor and the marginalized? Three leading journalists will discuss the challenges ahead in covering environmental and climate justice in the United States and around the globe: Somini Sengupta of The New York Times; Justin Worland of Time Magazine;  […]

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1:00 pm

Edgelands Institute Launch Event | Berkman Klein Center

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Edgelands Institute is an interdisciplinary pop-up institute to redraw our social contract in our era of mass-urbanization, surveillance, pandemics, and other emergencies, currently being incubated at the Berkman Klein Center. The Institute stems from the perception that the rapid deployment of surveillance technologies in cities to provide security services is reshaping how we interact […]

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6:00 pm

Disinformation’s Consequences | Shorenstein Center

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Meta end author Event content The consequences of disinformation came into sharp relief in the coordinated and violent attack on the United States Capitol on January 6th.  Social media platforms intensify the speed of misleading communication that promoted lies, misrepresentations, and deceptive sourcing to energize groups.  This was a concerted and organized campaign to […]

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